Tufts & Batson / Stone, Dennis -- 8' 4wt Bamboo Rod
For sale here is a bamboo rod collaboratively made by Tufts & Baston and Dennis Stone -- 8' 2/2 4wt. The blanks are Stone's version of the Dickerson 8012 and the rod was finished out beautifully by Tufts & Batson. The rod is in near mint condition having only been lawn cast.
The rod features moderately tempered cane with transparent caramel wraps with black tipping. Blued guides and ferrules. Handsome banded agate stripping guide. Nickel silver winding check. Modified-reverse half wells grip with the slightest of taper. Bright down-locking aluminum reel seat over a burl walnut spacer with a nickel silver butt cap. The nickel silver ferrules have a perfect fit, nice and snug. Includes fine nickel silver ferrule plug. The rod weighs 4.20 oz. with a smooth medium-fast action. The rod has a terrific balance of finesse to backbone making it a versatile four-weight. Includes the original bag and tube with brass fittings.