For sale here is an impregnated Thomas and Thomas "Paradigm" bamboo rod - 7' 2/2 for a 4 weight line. Serial no. 3691. The rod is in excellent+ original condition. All sections are full length and straight.
The rod features moderately tempered cane with transparent wraps and cinnamon tipping. The ferrules are wrapped in oxblood with black tipping. Deeply blued hardware throughout. The script remains as it was the day it left the shop. Along with the rod information the script also features the original owners name. The tips are numbered for convenience. Handsome swelled butt, a common T&T characteristic. Ring hook keeper. Nickel silver checks. Classic cigar grip measuring 5" in length with moderate soiling though void of any ridging or other defects. Cap and ring reel seat over a mortised cedar spacer. Slight bluing loss on the butt cap and bottom check. The Swiss-style ferrules have a perfect fit, nice and snug. The T&T logo is stamped into the female ferrule. The rod weighs 3.15 oz. The action is on the faster side of medium-fast capable of considerable finesse for spooky trout and gin clear water. Includes the original bag with stiffening dowel and original brass capped tube.