E.C. Powell 9'6 2/2 B-Taper Hollowbuilt Bamboo Rod
For sale here is a 9'6" E.C.PowellB-taper bamboo rod. Two sections with two tips. The rod is in excellent condition, the one issue being the female ferrule on the butt section has been rewrapped and the thread is a bit darker than the original thread. Also the first guide above the male ferrule on one tip section has been rewrapped. All sections are full length and straight. Lovely browntone cane with deep copper colored silks. Intermediate wraps throughout, one between the guides and seven between the grip and stripping guide. White and black grips at the hook keeper (standard for semi-hollow ECP rods). Blued guides. Caramel colored agate stripping guide. Signature E.C. Powell grip is only lightly soiled. Bright aluminum up-locking reel seat with bakelite spacer. Maker stamp on the reel seat. The seat is in excellent condition. The ferrules are bright, size 17/64. The fit is nice and tight as it should be. Witness marks indented into the ferrules. The action is medium-fast. The rod feels light in the hand considering the length, thanks to the semi-hollow construction.The rod weighs 5 1/4 oz. and feels best with a seven weight line. Original bag and tube.
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