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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.

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.

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

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