TFM Epic Rod Build

February 11, 2013 1 min read

If you've been follwoing along on The Fiberglass Manifesto or our Facebook Page you've no doubt seen some of the incredible builds our custom rod builders have put together.

We have one more build to come from Callum Ross at Indi River Rods in Australia

Shane Gray from Gray Wolf products and services has also been giving our Epic blanks the treatment - delicious!

 

If you haven't seen them, you're missing out on something pretty spectacular, take a look.

 

 

 

 

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Swift
Swift

February 16, 2013

No we haven’t Larry. Why? would you buy them if they were more subtle?

Larry Turigliatto
Larry Turigliatto

February 15, 2013

To my eye the colors you have chosen for your fiberglass rods are a bit too unusual. I build bamboo rods and would prefer colors that are a bit more subtle. Any thoughts about changing the colors?

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