E.C. Powell 9' 2/2 B-Taper Hollowbuilt Bamboo Rod


For sale here is an E.C. Powell B-Taper 9' 5-6wt 2/2 bamboo rod. Tony Maslan-era. The rod is in excellent condition. All sections are full length with no repairs and none needed. The rod features mildly tempered straw colored cane. Brass colored wraps with full intermediates, black and white tipping at the winding check (denoting a hollow-built rod). Bright guides. Ceramic stripping guide insert. The script on the butt remains clear and bold. The original owner's name was written along with the patent and "E.C. Powell Rod Co.". Snake guide style hook-keeper. Characteristic E.C. Powell grip is soiled but free of ridging, dents, hook gouges, etc. Bright aluminum up-locking reel seat with a handsome bakelite spacer. The Swiss-style ferrules are size 13/64, the fit is perfect. indented witness marks on the ferrules for easy alignment. The action is a balanced medium-fast. Plenty of backbone and also a sensitive tip to protect light tippets. The long length of the rod makes it a nice choice when far and fine casts are required. The length also aids greatly in mending for better drifts. The rod weighs 4.60 oz. Includes original bag and tube with label 90% intact. Don't miss out on this rod from one of the most influential makers of cane rods. 

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