Hard chrome plated ring guides and tip tops wrapped with green thread with spiral. Offset handle of light weight, smooth streamlined construction.
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Includes replacement bag and original labeled aluminum tube. The rod has a Garcia rubber butt cap which we believe is original since Russ worked with Garcia on blank design and fabrication. 8' EF80 Registered Epoxite 3M rod (special brown color) with brown thread wraps tipped with white thread. Includes Phillipson 3M cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. The fiberglass blanks are dark brown with brown thread wraps. Burgundy colored blank, Perfection spinning guides and a carbide tip top. The blank is made of the 3M Scotchply straight filament inner taper. Un-fished, new old stock, from a former Phillipson employee's estate. Fiberglass ferrules, Cigar cork grip with cork insert with down-locking aluminum hardware. Includes original cloth bag and aluminum tube with labeled cap. Rick's Rods specializes in buying, selling, consigning high quality vintage and collectible fiberglass fly fishing rods. The rod was described as follows: Lightest equipment of its kind in the world. Includes original green plastic tube and vinyl bag. To name several rods of interest to us, are rods crafted by Vince Cummings, Fenwick, Hardy Bros., Russ Peak, Phillipson, Scott, Winston, Wright Mc Gill, etc. The ferrules are Featherweight aluminum ferrules with an "O" ring. If you already have a Phillipson rod with a detachable grip, you can use it with a shorty rod. Cork fore and rear grip with anodized aluminum butt cap. Includes original Phillipson cloth bag and labeled aluminum tube. Gold plated carbide stripper guide and tip top with spiral snake guides which are wrapped with Belding Corticelli Turf Tan #1248 thread with black spiral wraps. Excellent plus condition.6'6" Model SP65R-2S, 2 piece spinning rod.
Garcia fabricated many of Russ's blanks according to his specifications. Excellent condition with minor scuffing on the butt cap and the blank. This Shorty fiberglass rod was originally built to test cast Johnson reels on Phillipson offset bait casting grips. Cork grip with bronze anodized up-locking reel seat over cork insert. Crafted by Phillipson when 3M owned the company between 19. Carbide stripping guide with spiral snake guide on butt; the rest are snake guides. Yellow blank with brown thread wraps with gold foil. The rod is finished with natural brown colored paint, shaft joined with gold color hard drawn nickel silver ferrules. Un-fished, new old stock, from a former Phillipson employee's estate.3M Swamp Fox SS601B, 6', 1 piece, bass action spinning rod, lures through 1 oz. Heavy duty fresh water rod for largemouth bass, lake trout, pike, sockeye, silver salmon. Very good condition.8'6" Model FF85 Weighing 3 3/4 oz. Feralite Model FF112, serial number G 154242 dating this made in USA rod to 1966 - 67. The original owner's name is on the rod tube as well as the butt section of the rod and on his first name on the tips. Casting rods feature detachable handle of colorful cast aluminum, redesigned to accommodate all the new "Push-Button" reels, with positive reel locking device. This model Phillipson rod was produced from 1961 to 1962. Yellow blank with brown thread wraps with gold foil.