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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #200 on: July 19, 2015, 11:05:25 PM »
Fished today with a Taylor quad, great rod. Even better with a fish on!

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #201 on: August 08, 2015, 11:01:57 AM »
Fished today with a Taylor quad, great rod. Even better with a fish on!

Sorry I haven't "been here" for awhile. New-ish job and got put on graveyard shift.  :yawn:
Is the Taylor based on a Edwards?
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #202 on: August 20, 2015, 12:19:21 AM »
I'm not sure what the Taylor is based upon. It throws a nice look with a med action and plays a fish with ease. I also have a Kusse 7.5ft 5wt quad with one more guide on it..  it handles a tiny bit better, but the Taylor is the one that gets fished.

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #203 on: September 19, 2015, 12:53:27 PM »
I bought, don't shoot me, a Chinese bamboo (Tonkin) flamed blank based on a T&T Caenis taper. It's a 3 wt 7.5' 2/2 for $140 shipped /w ferrules (NS). 

I got for fishing the West Branch Feather River (near me). I should post pics of the river. It has got to be one of the most beautiful rivers in the world.
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #204 on: September 19, 2015, 03:33:22 PM »
I wanna shoot you! This is the reason I'm not retired!
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #205 on: October 02, 2015, 01:34:51 PM »
Sorry Cats, but I got the rod this week, it's pretty nice. Ya, Chinese labor is a good thing........ I know it would be nice to support USA makers, but I can't afford it. Even at "blank" prices it would be 3X's what this rod cost me.  :(


What I want the rod for: 



West Branch of the Feather River. It's perfect for a 3 wt rod.
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #206 on: October 30, 2016, 09:14:10 PM »
cats, you still making shavings?
Wine, how has that import done for the past year?

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #207 on: October 31, 2016, 04:51:20 AM »
cats, you still making shavings?
Wine, how has that import done for the past year?

No I have taken to rebuilding old. Just not worth the time and trouble not to mention the cost of cane. That and I can't see anymore. Making some banty's and biding my time till retirement so I can move out of this La La land. 3 years to go. Hope the country last that long.
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #208 on: November 14, 2016, 11:39:12 PM »
Looks like we will survive!

I've done a few bantys,they always seem to end up a 6wt!

I have a couple more years then you

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #209 on: November 21, 2016, 03:15:34 PM »
cats, you still making shavings?
Wine, how has that import done for the past year?


Quite well. No issues other than me taking a fall and breaking one of the tips. It really is a nice casting rod.


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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #210 on: December 04, 2016, 10:19:52 PM »
how do you go about getting that tip section repaired? I have only needed repair services on a boo once, it was a American maker and had a few builders that were happy to fix.7

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #211 on: December 13, 2016, 12:50:24 PM »
Lots of bamboo rod makers will scarf a tip back to original length.

Try Classicflyrodforum.

I might have this one done  but it'll probably cost nearly as much as the blank did.  Hell, Cats can probably do it.
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #212 on: December 28, 2016, 10:03:46 PM »
They have a single tip special for under 300 till the end of the year. I might try one at that price.

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #213 on: January 11, 2017, 02:14:55 PM »
  Picked this up at a local pawn shop. It's a 1926 (from the ser. # E 1511) Hardy sold by the B H Dyas Co.  in L.A. They went out of business in the 30's I believe.

7' 4" 3/2 sliding band cork grip/seat in pretty good shape. Should be a 3-4 wt. The rod is quite small, should be fun on a small stream.









My hand for scale:

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #214 on: January 11, 2017, 03:33:06 PM »
Two full tips? Look like nice ferrules. Have to re do?
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #215 on: January 21, 2017, 11:04:36 PM »
Wine- that looks sweet!  Keep us informed on the redo on it.

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #216 on: March 01, 2017, 11:09:43 PM »
18" of snow still on the ground. Melting at a glacier rate in my opinion. I look forward to the days of complaining I'm too hot.

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #217 on: March 02, 2017, 01:15:07 PM »
We have the same "problem" with snow here, Wayyyyyyy too much. It will, however, make for a fantastic fishing season.

Got the little Hardy finished up. From all accounts it might be a Marvel, first year, or a Princess model.






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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #218 on: March 13, 2017, 10:59:05 PM »
Sweet resto a nice rod!  I can see that stick fishing the St Joe for West Slope Cuttys.

Great work!

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #219 on: March 24, 2017, 01:13:23 PM »
I picked up a Sylk line for it, WF3F. Damn, if this IS a Marvel, I can understand why they were so popular. Casts like a dream. It'll be an awesome dry fly caster. Still raining here, COME ON SPRING!
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #220 on: April 12, 2017, 11:31:31 PM »
Still waiting for springs arrival. Rivers are flooding. Squallas were a no show.
That marvel like a sweet stick!
I have a few Sylk lines, they cast just fine. Also have a couple silk lines... wow!

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #221 on: April 24, 2017, 11:07:15 PM »
suffering from lack of fishingitis.

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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #222 on: May 04, 2017, 12:56:37 PM »
I took the Hardy out this past weekend. The river was "blown out" (too high) but I still tried. Nice casting rod, almost parabolic.
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Re: Old fly rod
« Reply #223 on: May 07, 2017, 02:22:47 PM »
Annnnd   another rod!

Early 70's late 60's Phillipson glass . 6 1/2' 2/1 5 wt. Looks like it's new.









I lawn cast it yesterday. Being as short as it is, it takes a getting used to. Nice rod and a "cannon".
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