Originally Posted by rasputinj
I would stay away from old rods, unless you want to work on how to restore old rods. I would pick up and inexpensive blank from Anglers Roost and build it out. Or pay more money and talk to Dennis Stone and get a really great blank from him.
I actually recently finished a 3 piece 8ft 4wt, I'm pretty happy with it so far.
FYI, this is a thread about restoring an old rod