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  1. #1
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    looking for older hurricane rods.

    I'm looking for older hurricane bottom rods in usable condition for refurbishing or rewrapping. if anyone where there maybe a few laying or hanging around I sure would be greatful. the only stipulation is , they must have an original or partial original label on them for proof they are indeed original Hurricane rods from the Miami area era. thank you for all information leading to any and all. willing to travel within 100/150 miles for the right rods. all will be used for personal use




    thanks mike

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    WoW Mike, no kidding? What makes these rods so special? I just sold a nice 7' MH yesterday to one of my fishing buddies. The rod I had was made in China. It looked nice and all, but I was not thrilled with the reel seat being put on backwards where my hand gripped it was the threads to the real seat nut. I hated that about the rod! Honestly I have other rods the same size I like better so I am really curious why you want the Hurricane Redbone rods so badly???

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    not redbone rods , these are older bottom rods built in south fla. these were actually built by shakespear . a lot of my fishing partners swear by them and I want to refurbish one to see what all the hype is all about

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    I have a two piece Hurricane spinning rod that I bought as a kid when I lived in Miami back in the early 60's....

    That rod caught a ton of fish off the Haulover pier back in the day. It and a Mitchell 300 were lethal.

    It's looking a little ragged nowadays with deteriorating cork handle and reel seat, but is very complete, including eyes

    Mine isnt for sale but it isn't what you are looking for anyway.

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