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Here are links to taper archives that are available on the Internet.  If I’ve missed one, please email me the link.

Chattahooche Rods Taper Archive

Frank Neunemann Taper Archive

Frank Stetzer's Hexrod Taper Archive

George Herter Book Taper Archive - Reed Curry

Rodmakers Taper Archive

RODDna Software

Woxnan Series Taper Archive

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Here is a taper that was submitted to me by Darrol Groth for a Leonard 48H.

Measured over varnish (tip 3/4” down)

Station

1 = .59
5 = .66
10 = .90
15 = .106
20 = .118
25  = .135  tip

30 = .145
35 = .164
40 = .174
45 = .189
50 = .197
55 = .208  mid

60 = .208
65 = .228
70 = .246
butt swell starts @ 74” = .265
75 = .284
80 = .290
84 = .290

Guide spacing from tip: 3 3/4,  5 3/8,  6 ½,  6 ¾,  6 5/8,  7 ¼,  7 ½, 7 3/4, 10”

Reel seat: 3 ½” X .640

Grip: 4 1/4” length; Width front to back, q ~1/4”: .46, .58, .66, .72, .77, .80, .83, .85, .85, .85, .82, .80, .78

Ferrules:  Butt = ~.200 (13/64)      Mid = ~.140 (9/64)  step down

 

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