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7' Phillipson Rod Blank

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Hey everyone,

I inherited a Phillipson C702 7' rod blank 5wt or 6wt line, that only has a grip, and a reel seat on it. What would be the cost to have it built out?

Thanks,
Tom

Posted on: 11/2 8:14


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The going rate would typically be between $5 and $12 per wrap. So depending on how fancy you wanted, what style of guides and the builder it could be anywhere from $45 to $150.


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MKern wrote:
The going rate would typically be between $5 and $12 per wrap. So depending on how fancy you wanted, what style of guides and the builder it could be anywhere from $45 to $150.



Yeah that makes sense, thats pretty reasonable. Looks like I'll have to find someone who can build it for me!

Posted on: 11/2 9:23


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Try doing it yourself - not hard at all ! PM sent.

Posted on: 11/3 8:46


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springer1 wrote:
Try doing it yourself - not hard at all !


I'll second this.

Posted on: 11/5 20:32


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Do it yourself and should only cost you $5 for the whole thing.

Posted on: 11/10 19:28


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bassistjon112 wrote:
Do it yourself and should only cost you $5 for the whole thing.


Lol.

More like $35-50. Snakes, stripper, hook keeper, thread, and finish. Plus razor blades, brushes, etc if you don't have them already.

Don't forget s&h which will be over $5 itself.

Still not expensive but depending on what the OP wants, DIY might not be an option. There's a learning curve and maybe a nice clean, processional quality build is what is desired.

Posted on: 11/10 20:20


Re: 7' Phillipson Rod Blank

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I personally am looking to do something similar to the other Phillipson rod I have with a yellow band of thread on the outside, and brown thread holding the guides. While I don’t doubt my abilities, I want the rod to be very well done because it is very special to me. Can anyone recommend someone or a shop in SE PA?

Posted on: 11/10 22:30






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