Originally Posted by badfish creek
Just don't forget that Batson rates the switch rods in terms of single hand. In other words what they call a 7wt is a 7wt single handed rod NOT 7wt switch. Their "7wt switch" is really a 5wt switch! I didn't know they rated them like this till after I started my build.
Best thing to do is call them and ask what the grain window for that rod is.
By the way, nice job on the grip. That's an interesting slicing jig you have. Where did you get it and what thicknesses can you do on it?