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Old 04-22-2014, 01:26 PM
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Default Re: Who designed the Winston WT and LT?

Fantastic series. I own Winston IM6 8'6"5 wght two piece that is by several opinions one of 10 celebrate rods in trout fishing. By serial number it is GLoomis IM6 rolled blank. I recently obtained from The Feathered Hook in Coburn Pa three rods from estate of late Bill Frank who fondly is remembered as rod builder, metal craftsman , for LLBean , and others. All three rods are GLoomis IM6 blanks. The 8'6" 5 two piece is similar to Winston in swing weight but is a sibling with more butt strength . Slightly stiffer but still medium fast. I bet taper is more aligned with the GLoomis Streamdance GLX . Need to get my friend Mike Mcfarland to Mike the two blanks. The Bill Frank 's rods are all handcrafted metal slide bands or unlocking reel seat with amazing aesthetics . Not. meant to hijacking .
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