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Forum: Fly Rods 04-28-2015, 07:53 AM
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Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: orvis catalogs requested for database

I have to admit I haven't done anymore research anymore. Cipifly, do you still want further investigations?
If you cant define the rod based on actual or written weight on rod (typically inaccurate)...
Forum: Fly Rods 01-25-2015, 01:02 PM
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Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: Rods You Just Can't Part With

For me it's my Orvis Graphites in 2(ultrafine), 3(tippet), and 4(brook trout, zephyr) as well as my Sage LL590-3.
Actually I have mentally taken distance from my Sage LL279 (now 7'6" during rebuild,...
Forum: Fly Reels 01-25-2015, 12:18 PM
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Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: MSX reel ??

I know Hans Bock of the Pro team and looked these reels; they really look the part, very solid and light, since they are titanium reels! turn nice and have a good drag. He has been using them for...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-29-2014, 07:11 AM
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Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: orvis catalogs requested for database

Hi, sorry took me a while, here is a picture from the handles available in 1981, i will look in the Orvis catalogs which rod had your grip and specific weight you mentioned.
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Forum: Fly Rods 12-24-2014, 12:59 AM
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Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: orvis catalogs requested for database

Still digging in my orvis catalogs, just not a lot of time... that will be solved the coming days :)
I will come back with a grip overview, which could solve the mystery. Just for my interest, did...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-11-2014, 03:25 AM
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Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: orvis catalogs requested for database

Hard to say; the henry fork doesnt have a superfine grip, so it looks ok, only thing I noticed was that there sometimes is a rubber ring between cork and blank. Let me check again in the catalogs and...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-10-2014, 01:19 PM
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Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: orvis catalogs requested for database

Hi no problem, I've always wanted to know more about my graphite rods and couldn't find it anywhere, so happy to help others with the same quest. By the way, I'm from Holland, so not that far away I...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-09-2014, 03:47 PM
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Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: orvis catalogs requested for database

Hmmm interesting development: The Henry's Fork rod first apppeared in 1982:
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Forum: Fly Rods 12-09-2014, 06:05 AM
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Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: orvis catalogs requested for database

Thanks, I will look into it this evening. But i think the back cap is a replacement. the hardware is typically all black or all aluminium. also the lacquer on the top part of the cork might even...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-07-2014, 12:43 PM
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Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: orvis catalogs requested for database

Aha! interesting; the backplate is not original, as it is black, where the reel seat is aluminium. i will check my catalogs and get back to you. can you add a photo of the first/biggest guide? this...
Forum: Fly Rods 12-06-2014, 11:55 PM
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Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: orvis catalogs requested for database

You are welcome and thanks, got most of them now, just need some more spring versions of the early '80, but basically from the start in 1975 to the end in 2003 I have them all.

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Forum: Fly Rods 01-29-2014, 05:52 AM
Replies: 43
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Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: orvis catalogs requested for database

Hello all, I has been some time, but the collection is growing (in catalog and rods...), here is a peak of the 1977 catalog, I scanned just the pages relating to graphite fly rods....
Forum: Fly Rods 01-28-2014, 12:13 PM
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Posted By huibgeselschap
UFM fly rod info wanted

Hi all,


I just bought a UFM Super Pulser CGF 904 2pcs and would like to learn more about it, found out UFM seems to be (or was) a good blank maker, but kept to the Japanese market.
Would be...
Forum: Fly Reels 03-21-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,732
Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: Thomas & Thomas "trophy" reel made by ross

wow, really nice reel! like those older gems as well! i got the orvis sss set complete, a series one pate and an older islander, my preciousss!
Forum: General Discussion 12-16-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 304
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Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: Just Curious: How Many Fly Rods Do you Own

orvis graphite:
#2 7'9"
#4 9' (4pcs)
#7 10' (3 pcs) HLS
#10 9'(4pcs)
(hey my old orvis reels need a place to work)

sage:
389-3 VPS lt
590-3 LL custom
Forum: Fly Reels 12-16-2012, 03:00 PM
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Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: affordable anti reverse reel

here is a good deal:
On the Bay in germany(ebay.de), look for stenzel mogul

no i do not know the seller, just like the brand. about as bomb proof as they come; it has cork plates on both sides...
Forum: Fly Rods 11-04-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,908
Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: orvis catalogs requested for database

thanks a lot man, really appreciate it, i wil print it and add to my catalogs for later use
Forum: Fly Reels 11-03-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,097
Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: Shimano Ultegra Fly reels

a friend of mine had one that went bust as well, he had it "serviced" by Schukken (google that name for fly reels!!!) after which it worked like a dream, no thanks to Loomis/Shimano
Forum: Fly Reels 11-03-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,732
Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: Thomas & Thomas "trophy" reel made by ross

wow, i like vintage top quality unknown reels, but this tops them all! interested about this reel exact history. maybe some pics to the reel manufacturer or T&T could help?
Forum: Fly Reels 11-03-2012, 04:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,525
Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: Billy Pate Bonefish

good luck with your reel, surely a very nice buy at a great price. i got a RHW bonefish AR for that price too, never had a second thought. best on my 9 weight or 10 weight-yet to buy, if the line...
Forum: Fly Reels 11-03-2012, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,338
Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: Chi Tian Reels

i hear you, my first casting reel was also a puzzle to re-assemble, luckily i had the schematics, but still.
as for fly reels, they are all very simple of design; one maybe 2 axles(disc drag) with...
Forum: Fly Reels 11-03-2012, 03:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,260
Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: Best 12wt Fly Reel

Billy Pate Tarpon is not a bad one either... time tested
Forum: Fly Reels 11-03-2012, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,097
Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: Shimano Ultegra Fly reels

have a look at the g Loomis reels, they are from the same maker :icon_idea
Forum: Fly Rods 11-03-2012, 02:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,908
Posted By huibgeselschap
Forum: Fly Rods 11-02-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,908
Posted By huibgeselschap
Re: orvis catalogs requested for database

hi, of course a scan would be also very much welcome!
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