The North American Fly Fishing Forum


Go Back   The North American Fly Fishing Forum > Tackle Talk > Fly Rods

Fly Rods Post any comments or questions regarding fly rods...

Like Tree1Likes
  • 1 Post By fredaevans

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 02-01-2013, 03:55 PM
New Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: speyside scotland
Posts: 1
orandog is on a distinguished road
Default Winston manufacturing dates?

Hi folks.

First post on here so greetings to you all from across the water in Scotland.

Hoping someone may be able to shed some light on the likely date of manufacture of a pair of 8-6 4wt im6 rods.
SN:42XX and SN:258XX

Have tried to register on the winston forum but they are not having me. Heres hoping you are an altogether more approachable bunch.

Cheers meantime
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 02-01-2013, 04:12 PM
jaybo41's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: On a trout stream/Suburban Pittsburgh
Posts: 2,549
Blog Entries: 1
jaybo41 has a reputation beyond reputejaybo41 has a reputation beyond reputejaybo41 has a reputation beyond reputejaybo41 has a reputation beyond reputejaybo41 has a reputation beyond reputejaybo41 has a reputation beyond reputejaybo41 has a reputation beyond reputejaybo41 has a reputation beyond reputejaybo41 has a reputation beyond reputejaybo41 has a reputation beyond reputejaybo41 has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Winston manufacturing dates?

Hi orandog,

Welcome to the forum, great to have you aboard!

When I tried to register with the Winston forum some time ago, I couldn't use my gmail address and had to use alternative email. I am not sure if there are other domains that they won't accept due to spam issues they have had in the past. That could be your problem getting registered.

Another thought, send an email to the folks at Winston and include your serial numbers or give them a call if it's feasible. I'll bet they'll give you the information you're looking for.
__________________
~*~Leave only your footprints~*~
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 02-01-2013, 07:06 PM
fredaevans's Avatar
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: White City (tad north of Medford) Oar-E-Gone
Posts: 5,759
fredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond reputefredaevans has a reputation beyond repute
Default Re: Winston manufacturing dates?

Skip the board; contact Winston direct. Over the past few years I've directed more than a few (most Boo Boys) and Winston's been most responsive.

That said, most of these SN's follow a pretty straight forward (some flip things around) of year/month/rod build number. By your numbers above, it sounds like they start with 'blank build.'

What's yours say in full?
jaybo41 likes this.
__________________
"“Reputation is what the world thinks a man is; character is what he really is.”
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 02-01-2013, 09:34 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2011
Location: Arlington, VA
Posts: 166
cletus will become famous soon enoughcletus will become famous soon enough
Default Re: Winston manufacturing dates?

Ditto what Jaybo41 and Fredaevans said, send Winston an email. Kevin at Winston can answer your questions and get you on the forum. Welcome to this forum, it's a great place!
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
2002 Playtime Manufacturing Center Console Fishing Boat w/ Trailer Ebay USA Fishing boats for sale 0 11-24-2012 03:30 AM
Stunning american art deco period fly fishing reel , very fine design dates 1920 Ebay USA Fly Reels for Sale 0 10-21-2012 10:40 AM
STREAMER FLY TYING AND FISHING, 1st Ed., JOSEPH D. BATES, 1950 & 1966 DATES Ebay USA Fly Tying Equipment 0 04-04-2012 11:40 AM
Fly Line Manufacturing silver creek Fly Lines 2 10-13-2011 04:27 PM
Montana River's spring runoff dates MTskibum Rocky Mountain Range 7 04-03-2011 08:00 PM













All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:17 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
2005-2014 The North American Fly Fishing Forum. All rights reserved.