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Flytyer85541 05-16-2016 06:47 PM

Just off the forms
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Just finished the strips for a butt and 1 tip section of a Garrison 209 7.5ft 5 wt rod. Apex to apex are within 0.002 of each other and the numbers match the taper. Gotta love it when it all comes together. :)

Flytyer85541 05-16-2016 09:14 PM

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All taped up ready to apply the glue and heat set it. Should have a bamboo rod blank to decorate this weekend :cheers:

herefishy 05-17-2016 06:53 AM

Nice going - where do you get the bamboo?

Flytyer85541 05-17-2016 08:20 AM


Originally Posted by herefishy (Post 166878)
Nice going - where do you get the bamboo?

It's Tonkin cane from Andy Royer before he passed. By chance I ordered a few 10 clum bundles so it could "season" in the garage rafters. That was before I'd heard of Andy's medical issues. I believe his wife Candice has taken over the business now that he has passed. You can do a search for "The Bamboo Broker". The other place would be Golden Witch but I've never ordered anything from them so wouldn't be able to say anything about them.

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