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  1. #1
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    Jan 2013
    Central Coast of Calif

    Default Olive Epic Fiberglass

    Built this Epic for me. Needed a build to go with my J.Ryall reel I picked up. Love these reels and they have been out of business for several years.
    Anyway the rod is a 5 wt., 8', 3 piece.
    Seat: Lemke up-locking
    Insert: Spalted Black Ash
    Stripping Agate: Struble Banded Amber Agate
    Guides and Tip tip: Sanke Band Universals
    Wraps: Fish Hawk silk green with two turn black tipping.
    Handle: Modified full wells

    Last edited by petee; 06-20-2013 at 07:35 PM.
    "Blessed is the fly fisher who's quiver contains grass, glass & graphite custom rods." Book of Rods 3:16

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    Mar 2008
    Pinedale, WY
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    Default Re: Olive Epic Fiberglass

    Pete: Sweet looking rod as always, that reel looks perfect on it as well.

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    Aug 2010
    On a trout stream/Suburban Pittsburgh
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    Default Re: Olive Epic Fiberglass

    That's a beautiful build. The reel seat and hardware are stunning as is the line guide. Looks as though you went all out. I really like the contrast of the wraps against the blank. Very nicely done
    ~*~Leave only your footprints~*~

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