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Sandy Nelson

Re: My New Boo
« Reply #15 on: April 30, 2012, 18:51:14 PM »

Have they been cut out and the pieces scarf jointed back together? :z8

:z16 every single one :z3 while still in strips :shock

It's hollow as well :z12

Sandy
John Geirach 1999 "Millions of trout have died of old age before i could catch them and there's not a damn thing i can do about that"

Irvine Ross

Re: My New Boo
« Reply #16 on: April 30, 2012, 19:21:41 PM »
It's hollow as well :z12

Is that so you could fit a proper carbon fibre blank inside the veneer of split cane :wink

Irvine

Marc Fauvet

Re: My New Boo
« Reply #17 on: April 30, 2012, 20:04:30 PM »
 :z4 :z4 :z4   :cool:

Rob Brownfield

Re: My New Boo
« Reply #18 on: April 30, 2012, 22:36:57 PM »
Is that so you could fit a proper carbon fibre blank inside the veneer of split cane :wink

Irvine

Didn't Bruce and Walker do that a few years back? ;) Copycat!!  :X2

Ok, I admit it, I quite like this salmon fishing lark....

Hamish Young

Re: My New Boo
« Reply #19 on: May 01, 2012, 08:39:38 AM »
:z16 every single one :z3 while still in strips :shock

That's a shit load of work  :shock

It's hollow as well :z12

Interesting, difficult to compare to another split cane rod - but how much of a weight saving do you estimate that has achieved :? Or was that done for another reason...... :?

H :z3
“When tired at last, he sat on the bank, while the river still chattered on to him, a babbling procession of the best stories in the world, sent from the heart of the earth to be told at last to the insatiable sea.”

Rob Brownfield

Re: My New Boo
« Reply #20 on: May 01, 2012, 09:54:18 AM »
If hollow..is it a Brandin rod by any chance? Faster, better damped and tighter loops thanks to the hollow sections?

Hardy produced a hollow cane rod, the Hollowkona, based on the Palakona. I believe it was called the Phantom. What a lovely name for a rod :)
Ok, I admit it, I quite like this salmon fishing lark....

Sandy Nelson

Re: My New Boo
« Reply #21 on: May 02, 2012, 17:32:17 PM »
Faster, better damped and tighter loops thanks to the hollow sections?

Thats the idea :z16 some bonding trickery helps (secrets i don't know about :roll) and the Lack of Nodes amplifies it even more, all in quite a special wee tool :z16. The rod was custom built by a very well respected builder and may well increase in value in the future, although i would imagine that would only apply in the States :roll

Sandy
John Geirach 1999 "Millions of trout have died of old age before i could catch them and there's not a damn thing i can do about that"

Hamish Young

Re: My New Boo
« Reply #22 on: May 02, 2012, 18:44:00 PM »
although i would imagine that would only apply in the States :roll

Ahhh.... that'll be because they're only now getting the idea of growing runner beans on canes.....  :z4 :z4 :z4 :z4 :z4

I'll get my coat  :X2  :wink

H :cool:
“When tired at last, he sat on the bank, while the river still chattered on to him, a babbling procession of the best stories in the world, sent from the heart of the earth to be told at last to the insatiable sea.”

Marc Fauvet

Re: My New Boo
« Reply #23 on: May 02, 2012, 21:07:44 PM »
sweet stick Sandy ! sad i won't see it at the Gathering  :cry

interesting comments regarding the hollow build. i don't know about the UK but it's quite common elsewhere. my Snakecharmer prototype  http://thelimpcobra.com/2011/09/13/‘the-snakecharmer’/ is hollow split cane, cane ferrule, light and extremely pleasant to cast and fish. the action is a 'milder' version of Sage's TCX  :z13

cheers,
marc

 




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