It was only the barbel rods like river and stream and river and pit that were made on Free Spirit blanks. All the others were made in China with look alike script and whippings. Inside info from the M.H manHi Graham,
Yes mate I have had a look. I have a pair of these rods already. They are no longer made, mores the pity. I think they were early TFG reputedly made with Free Spirit blanks.