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Fishing/old fiberglass true temper


Joy wrote at 2013-01-17 16:21:53
I know this is a few years late but that UniSpin MultiTip is from around 1970.  TrueTemper didn't buy out Bronson (original maker of the unispin) until the 60's and they did not start the multitip rod right away.


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I can answer questions on custom rod building and rod restoration and rod repair for bamboo, graphite and fiberglass fishing rods. I also have experience in estimating the value of vintage rods and determining the original manufacturer.


I operate a custom rod building business providing fly rods, spey rods, casting and spinning rods in bamboo graphite and fiberglass. I also operate a custom rod building school where myself and other professional rod builders teach individuals to build custom rods. I have a personal interest in vintage rods and have a small collection of reference books and articles which often help shed light on the origins of the older rods.

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