Oldie but Goodie

Discussion in 'Rod Building' started by Matthew LeBret, Oct 23, 2013.

  1. Matthew LeBret

    Matthew LeBret Active Member

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    I got a hold of one of my all-time favorite "Oldies" in a blank, Sage Graphite III 9140-4 :) Needless to say that I had to pick it up and build it as my new long line steelhead rod only because matched with a Delta 7/8 it makes it a wonderful day on the river
    Blank: Sage Graphite III 9140-4
    Thread: Gudebrod Chestnut with pro wrap metallic "Old gold"
    reelseat: Lemke LC25 in Black Nickel / Mixed rubberized insert
    Guides: Snake brand universal
    Stripper: H & H
    Grip: Brown burl, burnt burl, Mixed rubberized

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  2. Pcolkitt

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    Classic!
     
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    Nice rod, have you broke it in yet?
     
  4. Matthew LeBret

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    Not yet I only had 2 hours for river time and not even a bump. I hope to get some slime on it some time this week and as of now its looking like Friday I might be able to get out.
     
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    Beautiful job! Really, gorgeous! Nicely done.
     

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