Re: Noob question
As I remember, I worked on the first rod that I built for parts of 3 days.
The latest one was completed on the day that it came in the mail and used the next..... and I don't do it often enough to be good at it.
Assuming that no major mistakes will be made, you can build a better rod than you can buy
The simpler the outfit, the more skill it takes to manage it, and the more pleasure one gets in his achievements.” --- Horace Kephart