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mattjb wrote: Mon Oct 11, 2021 8:33 pm Split cane rods are lovely, the chap who I'm going to the lakes with has done a fair bit of split cane restoring and rebuilding.In fact that was how our friendship started,he offered to rebuild a chapman 500 Avon for me for free that I had bought for £15 on gumtree.He made a cracking job of it and it's one of my most treasured possessions.Later he gave me a B James carp rod that he'd rebuilt and that is also work of art. There's something about using a rod made from mostly natural materials.
You must be a skilled man,I've watched a few vids of split cane rods being made, definately an art !
It is a small world in the traditional angling circle , I may even know him or at least heard of him :thumbsup:
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