sizing old fiberglass/boo rods?

Discussion in 'Bamboo, Fiberglass & Classic Reels' started by jeff bandy, Jun 17, 2007.

  1. jeff bandy

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    Looking at older rods for a small stream/backwater rod. I can't make heads or tails out of the weight system. Is there a table I can use to convert with?
    Jeff.
     
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    Jeff,Go ask over at, fiberglassflyrodders site ....Good Luck,Alan
     
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    Some brands, like Fenwick Feralite, used model numbers that are easily translatable into length and line weight data. For other brands, you'd need the Rosetta Stone or factory catalog data.
     
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    Hey this is great! I have an old South Bend bambo that has never been used. Always been in the tube. Never knew what the 'HCH' converted over to todays line weight/size was. Now I know!

    //Charlie
     
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    There are guys over at the fiberglass site with the old info that you are looking for,just ask someone will have the answer....Alan