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Old 09-24-2010, 11:11 PM
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I have an 8wt Orvis Helios that I'm going to be putting up for sale. I bought it second-hand. It came with the letters "RR" stamped in what appears to be black ink on the cork. Can anybody tell me what that means? I want to inform any potential buyer of it and I assume when I list it, I will be asked. Thanks in advance.
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Old 09-25-2010, 09:22 AM
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There are quite a few others on this forum who know far more about equipment than me - hopefully, one of them will see your post. I'm just taking a guess b/c I am curious and am wondering if manufacturers typically limit their markings to the blank rather than the cork? Could the RR on the cork be from the previous owner - maybe his initials?
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Old 09-25-2010, 09:47 AM
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I have noticed ORVIS rods for sale in the past with initials stamped on the cork.
Was told they indicated the rod was assembled from spare parts or something similar.
Not suggesting this is the answer for your rod , Blue Dun's seems more likely, but it might make a call to ORVIS worth your time.
Would be interested in what you find out, thanks.

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