Schaaf, 7'6, "dickerson 7612", 2 Piece, 2 Tip, Bamboo Fly Rod
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Schaaf, 7'6, "dickerson 7612", 2 Piece, 2 Tip, Bamboo Fly Rod :
SCHAAF, 7'6, "Dickerson 7612", 2 Piece, 2 Tip, Bamboo Fly Rod
MAKER'S NAME. Length. Rod Model. # of Pieces/ # of Tips. Line Weight. Rod Weight.
Rod Action. Type of Reel Seat (See Below). Color of Wraps. Comments. Condition. Other.
Reel Seat Code
S/L - Screw lock (down)
Rev S/L - Screw lock (up)
S/B - Single slide band
Skeleton - Two slide bands
N/S - Nickel silver
N/S S/B - Seat barrel is nickel silver
SCHAAF - 7'6. The Dickerson 7612". 2/2. #5. 3 5/8 oz. Fast. S/L over walnut. Dickerson brown tipped w/ black at the hookkeeper, guides, ferrules and tip-tops. Has standard Dickerson signature wraps (four sets of narrow brown tipped w/ black) between the hookkeeper and the agate stripper. Butt cap is marked "James Schaaf, Maker". Butt is marked "The Dickerson 7612" and the notation "76-19-89" is found on the butt just above the cork and on each tip just above the ferrule. Dickerson style bag, black tube w/ brass cap. New.
James "Dub" Schaaf passed away in July of 2010 and we all lost a good and faithful friend, a truly 'old fashioned' gentleman, and a consummate bamboo rodmaker. Jim loved working in bamboo and was spurred on to even greater heights by the acquisition of the Dickerson beveler from Tim Bedford many years before. He was then able to add his very popular "Dickerson Series" to his menu of bamboo offerings, one of which is being offered as this item.
Jim loved everything about Dickerson, the man and the rodmaker, and always spoke of him with the greatest reverence. This item speaks volumes about his respect for the man's rod designs. This is my favorite taper!