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  1. Re: Does any one know about the rods before Bamboo

    This rod by Charles Baillie is a VERY collectable item, hell even the card is a collectable. The card lists his address as King St, he moved to that address in 1898 and remained there until about...
  2. Re: Does any one know about the rods before Bamboo

    Any wood rod from the Saint John area should be looked at VERY carefully. Saint John was the center for rod makeing in Canada from about 1860 to about 1900, both of these dates are + or - a bit....
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    The guides you refer to are called flip ring...

    The guides you refer to are called flip ring guides and were common on trout rods from the mid 1800's up to about 1900. When the snake guide came into being many of these old rod were changed over to...
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    I carry green,gray,yellow and amber made to my...

    I carry green,gray,yellow and amber made to my prescription. J. Castwell is correct,amber for bonefish-sometimes the gray is best. I also like the gray for salmon fishing.
    By the way J.C. we fish...
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    I don't know the buyer but I've been told that...

    I don't know the buyer but I've been told that the operation is going to Pa.
    Bruce
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    Hook& Hackle has been sold and will relocate out...

    Hook& Hackle has been sold and will relocate out of Plattsburgh in the near future. If you want to thank Bob and Nancy for past favors you had better give them a call soon.
    Bruce
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    Although I've been a member for some time, I...

    Although I've been a member for some time, I don't visit very often so I missed the "joke". HoweverI did read ladyfisher's post. Well done LF, its time someone put PC in a proper perspective.
    As my...
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    Are you sure that the ferrule isn't pined, if it...

    Are you sure that the ferrule isn't pined, if it is you will have to drive the pin in before ferrule removal.
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    Your best bet is to do the repair just the way...

    Your best bet is to do the repair just the way "bamboo 4u2" told you to do it. His instructions, if followed will correct your problem.
    Bruce
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    Open up the delam. area with common pins, work in...

    Open up the delam. area with common pins, work in some glue into the opening and pull the pins. I use Titebond 2 as a glue. Once the glue is in cross wrap the section with string and check that the...
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