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Need a Heddon ferrule

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#1 roadking

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Posted 29 September 2014 - 01:49 PM

Just picked up a Heddon Premier #115 8 1/2 foot 2 1/2 ferrule.  The large male ferule is cracked and the stripper is crushed.  Wondering if anyone had any ideas on where to find a replacement ferule.  Also, I am not sure what the thread color is on this rod.  Thought it was gold but the underside of wraps looks more like a straw color.  Thanks for any help.


#2 kbproctor

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Posted 30 September 2014 - 10:32 AM

Try Rick's Rods in Denver. I don't have the URL handy but it pops right up with Google.

Colorado Custom Fly Rods, Ltd.

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#3 Oldschoolcane



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Posted 24 June 2015 - 12:31 PM

For the ferrule, take a look at the GoldenWitch Classic ferrules they offer or find a project rod or a displaced Heddon section that has a ferrule that could be used. I'd consult Sinclairs Rod restoration manual for the proper thread color.

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