Old rods brought back to life
Examples of refurbished rods
Before - 'Broken fly rod tip section (Sage)'
After - 'Successful repair (Sage)'
Before - 'Broken fly rod butt section (G.Loomis)'
After - Top Quality 'Successful Repair (G. Loomis)'
'Antique fly rod handle and reel-seat, badly damaged'
'After restoration - New cork handle, reel-seat and rubber button'
'Oh no, Cork handle eaten by mice!
'New cork handle
& Fuji reel seat fitted - perfect'
The same old
Armalites (top image before) with new cork handles fitted, Fuji reel
buttons, line clips. (bottom image after).
CANE ROD REFURBISHMENT
Old cane rod
rebuilt with new cork handle and fitted with 'original 1950's' reel
fittings and alloy butt cap/rubber button.
'KEVLITE' CARP ROD REFURBISHMENT
Old Carp Rods with Cork Handles
Re-furbished with Xweave Shrink Tube and Fuji 'Soft-Touch' Reel-Seats / Stainless-Steel Trims
Old 'Terry Eustace' carp rod with damaged corks.
Restored 'Terry Eustace' carp rod with a new modern handle and reel seat.
Old cane rod in very poor condition.
Old cane rod restored to pristine condition (expensive but worth it!)
handles made-up from 5" parallel and 2" flare 'Super Grade' cork. Reel seat
is fitted in between the corks, depending on type of rod. Then turned
on a lathe to smooth-out any bumps.
U40 CORK SEAL
Designed to seal and enhance the surface of all cork handles - seals indepth to prevent penetration of dirt and fish slime. A must for all new cork handles £9.99
Picture showing Full-Length "Duplon" with Fuji reel seats & stainless "Butt Caps" (For illustration only).
Picture showing various styles of "Shrink-Tube" (Un-Shrunk) with Fuji reel seats (For illustration only).