Would have responded sooner (from the rivers edge) but, for the life of me couldn't remember the password!
Decided I was for sure going to build one of these blanks up. Figured if I could function at the basic level with just lipstick and mascara, this rod, with pretty wraps and grip, should be dandy!
*oh, what a week it was! beautiful fall in all its splendor and huge trouts!! great week to decide on new builds for the coming year! thank you guys!!*