Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Rebuilding Classic Glass (Continues)

The Original Johnson Profile 800 8' 7WT

The 1st Phase prior to shipping

Retaining only the blank and original cork, Bass-Bug with his keen eye for giving life back to a worthy rod began breaking it down.  

A Blued Garrison Style Reel Seat and a Burled Buckeye insert was picked.

And here is my "Sneak Peak" just received, with the blank stripped and cleaned, and seat temp fitted. 

Next comes Black snakes and tip-top, along with Merlot Wraps.

She's going to be a beauty. 

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