Phillipson Pacemaker "51" Bamboo Rod 8' 3/2 5wt


For sale here is a terrific Phillipson Pacemaker "51" bamboo rod - 8' 3/2 for a 5wt line. The rod is in excellent+ condition having been cared for very well over the years. All sections are full length and straight. 

The rod features richly toned cane. The varnish remains in wonderful condition. Granger green colored wraps with black tipping. Ever so slightly swelled butt. The script on the rod remains clean and bold. The full wells grip measures 6 5/8" it is mildly soiled and remains very smooth. The very bottom does show light wear of being used as a hook keeper. Black aluminum down-locking reel seat with dark green aluminum spacer. The nickel silver ferrules have an excellent fit. The action is a smooth and versatile medium-fast with great recovery. A terrific rod for everything from wets to dries, to small streamers. The rod weighs 4.30 oz. Comes with original bag and original fiberboard tube. A wonderful example of this praised blue-collar rod. 

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