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Beaverhead Rods by Wayne Maca - 240 cm
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Beaverhead Rods by Wayne Maca - 240 cm

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Beaverhead Rods by Wayne Maca - 240 cm
type: Bamboo
condition: M - Mint
rod length: 7'10.5
rod sections : 2/1
rod weight: 5
includes: Original rod tube and sack
description: Handcrafted in Twin Bridges, Montana by Wayne Maca 240 cm (7'10.5") Fast action #4 #5 #6 The all important blank for these rods starts differently than all other bamboo rods. The culm is acoustically profiled to assess its' fiber to pith ratio, and consequently its' ability to transfer energy, and withstand both tensile and compressive stresses. Throughout the entire process of building the rod these assessments and matching techniques take place, even in the matching of finished tips and butts. As the saying goes "there is no such thing as a bad material, just a bad application".When one thinks about it with reference to Powell, or Stoner, in their day and age, they were faced with the same quandary.Why replicate a Garrison from the past containing obsolete design with respect to their times? Indeed, they did not copy anyone, much to their credit, they were perceptive enough to know that time itself, and knowledge, had already moved on. I strongly doubt that we could accept Ferrari replicating Ford model "Ts". (why in the hell would they?) Generally the most "popular" rod Wayne makes. The 240cm length of this model makes it a more user friendly, yet powerful rod, capable of putting out 70 ft.+ of line to "wow" your buddies, and all the while retain the accuracy at normal fishing distances to deliver a #22 midge to a fishes' nose. I realize there is a lot of ego involved with the owning and fishing of bamboo, it's just better in my opinion to show it on the river versus the casting pond by weilding a simply "better tool" for the job at hand. At the end of the day of course, go back to "wowing" them while casting a nice wind resistant "hopper". This rod was used on only one trip out west and is to much rod for the small stream fishing this gentleman fishes most of his days. Has origianl owners name on the rod. Just a wonderful fast action light in the hand rod to bridge the gap when changing from graphite to Cane!


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