Bamboo Exclusively?

Discussion in 'Bamboo, Fiberglass & Classic Reels' started by Greg Armstrong, Oct 30, 2010.

  1. Kenneth Yong

    Kenneth Yong Member

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    Lugan, yup, that's me! Thanks for the kind words. And you're Lugan123, I presume. The photos are actually stored here at the WFF gallery.

    Greg, thanks for the kind invitation, might just take it up some day.

    Regards,
    Kenneth
     
  2. tfdands

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    I have been tasked with selling the fishing equipment collection from my father-in-laws estate. There are many bamboo fly rods and and I know nothing about them. I have investigated the rods on eBay and found most of the brands and will probably sell them there. But, I have several rods for which eBay has no listings. I am looking for advice on how to educate myself on the market value of these items. This thread, in particular, caught my eye because I have a dual rod set marked Constable of Bromley England.
     
  3. SpringCreek

    SpringCreek Addicted to Cane.......

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    If you need help with information and appraisals, post pictures of the rods on the classicflyrodforum.com on the appraisals board. There are several knowledgable collectors there who can guide you.

    Good luck
     
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    I really can't thank you enough for the info.
     
  5. Mike Monsos

    Mike Monsos AKA flyman219

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    Tim Cottage is very familiar with the Constable rods, he should be able to help you out when he sees this or you can pm him.

    Mike
     
  6. Tim Cottage

    Tim Cottage Formerly tbc1415

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    Send me a PM and I will be happy to answer any questions I am able to regarding the Constable Dual. As always, pictures are worth a thousand words.

    TC
     
  7. hbbambooflyrods

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    Mis comienzos fueron el grafito, con el tiempo probe bamboo y a partir de ello empece a construir mis propias cañas y hoy por hoy tengo una variedad que va de linea nº 1, hasta cañas de dos manos (Spey) y realmente el abanico de cañas me da la posibilidad de pescar en cualquier ambito. por lo tanto 100% bamboo.
    Saluda cordialmente HBages
    www.hbbambooflyrods.com.ar
     
  8. Kenneth Yong

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    Horacio, benvenidos!

    I looked at your website, you do some very nice work. Have you thought about joining the Classic Fly Rod Forum, http://classicflyrodforum.com? I'm sure the folks there will be interested to see your rods.

    All the best,
    Kenneth
     
  9. Alex MacDonald

    Alex MacDonald Dr. of Doomology

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    I've only got two, an old Montague Sunbeam two-tipper that was my father's, and a little Headwaters 4wt that I truly love! The rest of the time it's flinging graphite. In my case, I would love to do more bamboo, but there's usually a vintage grouse gun wiggling it's double triggers in front of me!
     
  10. Joe Goodfellow

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    were can I get my bamboo rod fixed its pretty old looking and some of the guides fell off. I really want to fish this bamboo rod so bad. I got it from a older gentlemen who said it was his dad's in the 20's
     
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    Muchas gracias Kenneth por la invitacion al Classic fly rod forumm
    Saluda cordialmente HBAGES
     
  12. Greg Armstrong

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    I've had Dennis Stone (he's in Oregon) do some repairs for me and was pleased with his work.
    Just google "Dennis Stone bamboo" and you'll find his website and contact info'.
    Curious to know more about your bamboo rod. What have you got?
     
  13. Joe Goodfellow

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    Hey Greg it says on the reel seat union hardware company Torrington. Conn. U.S.A. Its 8'6" long 3 piece has 2 tips has red guide wraps. Some of the varnish has peeled off some guides missing. It's a little ruff but looks like in the right hands it can become new again
     
  14. Greg Armstrong

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    It's nice to know who owned it, and his Dad before him way back in the '20's!
    So many of the rods we come across we know so little about, at least you know who fished that one. It's cool you've got some history on it.
    It sounds like it could be a nice rod in a good length. Get it fixed up and take it fishing again, I'm sure the prior owners would most likely want it that way.
     
  15. Joe Goodfellow

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    Heck ya i can't wait I've waited to long.