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South Bend model 9 Baitcaster

[ SOLD ] 0345: South Bend model 9, 6-strip split-bamboo baitcasting rod. 5', 2/1, 5-1/4 oz. Bright chrome, fine-thread, down- locking ring reel seat with attached trigger. Tournament style rear cork grip provides excellent feel and casting control. Brushed nickel-silver rolled welt serrated ferrule are wrapped over. Like new double-braced chromed guides and tip-top. New Black & White Jasper wraps tipped Red. No hook keeper - as issued. The South Bend decal is virtually complete and the model number and length are distinctly inked on the shaft within the signature wraps. No storage case. A custom sewn and labeled cloth sleeve is available.

Both joints equal are length (~30"), straight and the bamboo is undamaged. This blonde colored, swelled butt, bamboo baitcaster from the South Bend Company is sharp looking and ready-to-use, or collect. All wraps are brand new and the whole rod is UV protected with new spar varnish. Both the 4-3/4" shaped cork rear and 2" fore grip are solid 1/2" cork ring construction and in very good condition. (The butt cork has a small dig).

A very nice light-weight South Bend baitcaster that should provide lots of fun teasing bluegills and perch from a farm pond or small stream. Collectable, fishable and professionally refinished South Bend baitcaster. VG-Ex. $


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South Bend split bamboo baitcaster model 9