Older Issues

Hardly a day goes by when a RodMaker reader doesn’t email me to ask if I still have any of the oldest issues of RodMaker available for sale. The back issue list on the magazine website only offers issues back through Volume 5, but I do have small handfuls of some of the issues produced during our first 4 years. I can’t justify having them on the website for sale, but do offer them when specifically requested.

Here’s what I have left out of the first four year’s issues.

V2 #1 – Executing Feather Inlays, All About Cork, Letters, News and New Products, The Boltman, Photo Gallery, Techniques, Q&A, Reader Tips, Classifieds, Final Thoughts.

V2 #2 – The Wonderful World of Epoxies, RodMaker Shop Tour, Letters, News and New Products, The Boltman, Photo Gallery, Techniques, Q&A, Reader Tips, Classifieds, Final Thoughts.

V3 #2 – Wrap Shading, Solvent Safety, Making Wooden Rods, The Art of Splitting Cane, Letters, News and New Products, The Boltman, Photo Gallery, Techniques, Q&A, Reader Tips, Classifieds, Final Thoughts.

V4 #2 – Understanding Color Preservers, The Revolver Rod, Mounting Butt Caps and Gimbals, The Bamboo Corner/Gluing the Strips, Letters, News and New Products, The Boltman, Photo Gallery, Techniques, Q&A, Reader Tips, Classifieds, Final Thoughts.

V4 #4 – Advantages of the Split Grip, Bamboo Rod Wrapping and Finishing, Balancing Fly Rods, Making Multi-Piece Rod Ferrules, Letters, News and New Products, The Boltman, Photo Gallery, Techniques, Q&A, Reader Tips, Classifieds, Final Thoughts.

V4 #3 – No-Foregrip Casting Rods, Mermaid Weave, Fly Rod Grips, Offering Repair, Guide Foot Prep, The Bamboo Corner/Ferrules-Reel Seat & Grip, Letters, News and New Products, The Boltman, Photo Gallery, Techniques, Q&A, Reader Tips, Classifieds, Final Thoughts.

V4 #5 – Choosing a Lathe, Determining Proper Number of Guides, Surface Preparation, Dip Finishing, Letters, News and New Products, The Boltman, Photo Gallery, Techniques, Q&A, Reader Tips, Classifieds, Final Thoughts.

I’ll offer them for $5 each, plus $2 postage. Now if you buy 3 or more, postage is on me. And if you want all 7 issues, I’ll let you have them, including priority postage, for just $20.

Check or M.O. only, please. Remit to RodMaker, PO Box 1322, High Point, NC 27261.

There’s some great information in these issues – stuff that never gets old. But you will notice how much the magazine’s appearance has changed over the past decade.  And just wait for Volume 14 #2 – it’s a whole new ballgame now!

Tom Kirkman

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1 Comment

  1. Sam Hightower on March 22, 2011 at 11:33 pm

    Tom,

    Save me a set, I’ll have a check in the mail tomorrow.

    Sam

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