Travel rod - (one for Mike J?)

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Travel rod - (one for Mike J?)

Post by davelumb » Wed Sep 08 2021 18:01

Apparently an original example of a collaboration between Abercrombie and Fitch and Hardy's.

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Messed up the focus on this one - the sheep judging was about to start!

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And a modern recreation of same.

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Re: Travel rod - (one for Mike J?)

Post by Mike J » Tue Sep 14 2021 08:37

Thank you, Ive never seen anything like that. It is really a impressive piece of work.
The use of overfits and reinforcing rings shows how they were thinking even back when we fished with cane and agates. The first reinforcing rings I saw were the first Normark built on the Daimura blanks.

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Re: Travel rod - (one for Mike J?)

Post by Will Smith » Tue Sep 14 2021 21:31

Now that's what I call a travel rod !

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Re: Travel rod - (one for Mike J?)

Post by John Milford » Tue Sep 14 2021 21:55

Can you imagine losing one of those tiny sections? Bummer! :sad: :clown:
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Re: Travel rod - (one for Mike J?)

Post by davelumb » Wed Sep 15 2021 16:55

Mike J wrote:
Thank you, Ive never seen anything like that. It is really a impressive piece of work.
The use of overfits and reinforcing rings shows how they were thinking even back when we fished with cane and agates. The first reinforcing rings I saw were the first Normark built on the Daimura blanks.

Thanks for posting :handshake:

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I thought you might appreciate it. The guy had his Chinese copy on display at the Westmorland show along with his range of travel rods (https://riggedandready.net/) and when I showed an interest in it he dug the original out.

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