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Offline catsmtrods

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Bamboo fly rods
« on: December 26, 2009, 05:14:56 PM »
As I am a newbie I am not sure how to post photos but I thought this would be a good venue to try. If it works these are hand planed cane rods I make.







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Re: Bamboo fly rods
« Reply #1 on: December 26, 2009, 05:23:55 PM »
Wow, those sure are pretty.  Do you do any other woodwork?

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Re: Bamboo fly rods
« Reply #2 on: December 26, 2009, 05:51:42 PM »
Ooohhhhh....better keep my hubby away from this thread! The drool might ruin the keyboard!

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Re: Bamboo fly rods
« Reply #3 on: December 26, 2009, 06:16:05 PM »
Wow.  Very nice work!

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Re: Bamboo fly rods
« Reply #4 on: December 26, 2009, 10:24:02 PM »
Those are beautiful!!

I'm assuming you made the wooden rod case too?
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Re: Bamboo fly rods
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2009, 03:57:46 AM »
I cant take credit for all the woodwork as my partner and buddy has all the woodworking tools in his garage. We split plane heat treat and glue over at his shop and then everything moves over to my shop for assembly and finishing. He makes the case's.

Thanks for the kind words,
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Re: Bamboo fly rods
« Reply #6 on: December 28, 2009, 06:23:35 PM »
Cats,

These rods are just beautiful!!  The pictures you uploaded are crystal clear which really show the detail.  Nice work.
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Re: Bamboo fly rods
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2010, 11:02:04 PM »
Wow! And I don't even fresh water fish. But I have a brother in Reno who does. May I ask how much a set up like that costs?

What size ornate and ridiculously expensive brass reel will fit in the case?

And you're at least the third person I've come across on this site that makes or builds stuff. I really appreciate people who do stuff. Good job.

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Re: Bamboo fly rods
« Reply #8 on: January 03, 2010, 03:58:34 AM »
Those 7' 4wt's with 2 tips and the case and go for $1250.

No reel will fit in the case. You carry them seprate in there own case.
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Re: Bamboo fly rods
« Reply #9 on: February 11, 2010, 02:46:42 PM »
Very nice fly rods. I have 4 or 5 "fleamarket" rods, but only 1 of them turned out to be worth a damn.
At those prices I'll have to stick with my Sage (graphite) kits.   :o
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