Another Rod Off the Bench

Discussion in 'Bamboo, Fiberglass & Classic Reels' started by SpringCreek, Feb 27, 2011.

  1. SpringCreek

    SpringCreek Addicted to Cane.......

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    Just finished another rod. It's a nice 7'2" 2/2 with a nice little cork insert reel seat. It's now time to start on a nice summer steelhead rod.

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  2. Mark Walker

    Mark Walker Active Member

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    Very nice! Love the translucent wraps and the single/double on the tips is an excellent feature!
    Reel seat and stipping guide are winners also!
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  3. Matt Smith

    Matt Smith On the river Noyb

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    Beautiful!!! Nice Job!
     
  4. Steve Call

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    Very, very nice!
     
  5. Roper

    Roper Idiot Savant

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    Fascinating reel seat with the cork insert, Lemke? Beautiful rod, very nice craftsmanship.
     
  6. stilly stalker

    stilly stalker Tuna sniffer

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    wow. Super classy! I really like the translucent wraps and reel seat also!
     
  7. bitterroot

    bitterroot Love vintage graphite!

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    Yet another beauty!!:thumb: Very interesting butt cap. Can you divulge more info about the hardware?

    Lonnie
     
  8. John Wallace

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    Awesome job on the rod, love the way it looks!!!
     
  9. SpringCreek

    SpringCreek Addicted to Cane.......

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    Thanks for the replies. The reel seat is one made by Bellinger a few years back. It is spalted maple with a cork insert and hardware that I blued.

    Jim
     
  10. Southernangler

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    A beauty! But where are you going to fish it?
     
  11. Mike Monsos

    Mike Monsos AKA flyman219

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    That's a beauty! Your wraps are outstanding.

    Mike
     
  12. SpringCreek

    SpringCreek Addicted to Cane.......

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    Michael,

    This rod now resides in Japan where I believe it's purpose is to chase cherry trout. I have only seen pictures of these fish, but maybe some day I'll be lucky enough to land a couple myself.

    Jim