I
nternet gathering place for custom rod builders
  • Custom Rod Builders - This message board is provided for your use by the sponsors listed on the left side of the page. Feel free to post any question, answers or topics related in any way to custom building. When purchasing products please remember those who sponsor this board.

  • Manufacturers and Vendors - Only board sponsors are permitted and encouraged to promote and advertise products on the board. You may become a sponsor for a nominal fee. It is the sponsor fees that pay for this message board.

  • Rules - Rod building is a decent and rewarding craft. Those who participate in it are assumed to be civilized individuals who are kind and considerate in their dealings with others. Please respond to others in the same fashion in which you would like to be responded to. Registration IS NOW required in order to post. You must include your actual First and Last name and a correct email address when registering or posting. Posts which are inflammatory, insulting, or that fail to include a proper name and email address will be removed and the persons responsible will be barred from further participation.

    Registration is now required in order to post. You must include your actual First and Last name and a correct email address when registering or posting.
SPONSORS

2018 Expo
Common Cents Info
CCS Database
Int. Custom Rod Symbol
All American Guides
American Tackle
Angler’s Roost
Anglers Rsrc - Fuji
Anglers Workshop
BatsonRainshadowALPS
Bingham Enterprises
Canada Rodbuildersupply
CRB
Cork4Us
CTS Rod Blanks
CTS MAVEN
Custom Fly Grips LLC
Custom Labeling System
DBlue Fishing
Decal Connection
DONART
Flex Coat Co.
Get Bit Outdoors
Hitena USA
HYDRA
Janns Netcraft
Mickels Custom Rods
Mudhole Custom Tackle
MHX Rod Blanks
Pacific Bay
ProProducts
Reelseatblanks.com
Renzetti Inc.
Rocky Mountain Rod Shop
Rod Components USA
Rodgeeks
RodMaker Magazine
RodMaker Magazine Blog
Schneiders Rod Shop
SeaGuide Corp.
St Croix Rods
Tackleworks
The Rod Room
Trondak U-40
Utmost Enterprises
VisualWRAP/VisualWEAVE
ZipCast

old guides
Posted by: Phil Ewanicki (---.res.bhn.net)
Date: October 02, 2017 12:07PM

About when did rod builders stop making (cane) fly rods with guides composed of rings dangling from thread-wrapped keepers?



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 10/02/2017 12:08PM by Phil Ewanicki.

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: old guides
Posted by: Lance Schreckenbach (---.hfc.comcastbusiness.net)
Date: October 02, 2017 04:39PM

Not sure but snake guides came into use somewhere around 1870 from the German / Austria area. I have seen cane rods made in the 1930s with those types of rings. Can't remember who made the rod though.

Options: ReplyQuote
Re: old guides
Posted by: Dennis Danku (---.dyn.optonline.net)
Date: October 03, 2017 01:01AM

From 1890 to 1910 as I was told by an appraiser of the rod I have.

Dennis J. Danku
(Sayreville,NJ)

Options: ReplyQuote


Sorry, only registered users may post in this forum.
Webmaster