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The Epic Rod Turner

Posted by Carl McNeil on

Epic battery operated fly rod turner and drying motor  Makes drying and levelling epoxy wraps a breeze.  Produced exclusively for us by our friends at C&F Design.The New Epic battery operated fly rod turner and drying motor. Makes drying and levelling epoxy wraps a breeze.  Produced exclusively for us by our friends at C&F Design.

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The Epic Rod Turner

Posted by Carl McNeil on

Epic battery operated fly rod turner and drying motor  Makes drying and levelling epoxy wraps a breeze.  Produced exclusively for us by our friends at C&F Design.The New Epic battery operated fly rod turner and drying motor. Makes drying and levelling epoxy wraps a breeze.  Produced exclusively for us by our friends at C&F Design.

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The Epic Rod Tube

Posted by Carl McNeil on

Epic translucent ferruled fiberglass rod tubeEverything we do is different, better. Our rod tube is no exception. Introducing the Epic hand ferruled 'Katana' rod tube in either translucent glass or black glass.
Light, tough, and just bloody clever.

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The Epic Rod Tube

Posted by Carl McNeil on

Epic translucent ferruled fiberglass rod tubeEverything we do is different, better. Our rod tube is no exception. Introducing the Epic hand ferruled 'Katana' rod tube in either translucent glass or black glass.
Light, tough, and just bloody clever.

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70's Custom Epic 686 Fly Rod - Yeah Baby!

Posted by Carl McNeil on

Custom Epic Fiberglass Fly Rod Collectors EditionFAR OUT!! - Trev' and the team in the workshop have gone all retro on this baby. Stunning workmanship, classic style and attention to detail are the hallmarks of this Funky Collectors 686.

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70's Custom Epic 686 Fly Rod - Yeah Baby!

Posted by Carl McNeil on

Custom Epic Fiberglass Fly Rod Collectors EditionFAR OUT!! - Trev' and the team in the workshop have gone all retro on this baby. Stunning workmanship, classic style and attention to detail are the hallmarks of this Funky Collectors 686.

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How to build a fly rod.

Posted by Carl McNeil on

How to build a fly rod fly rod building fly rod building tips bookThis set of tips are taken from the comprehensive build book included in all our Epic "Ready to Wrap Rod Kits"


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How to build a fly rod.

Posted by Carl McNeil on

How to build a fly rod fly rod building fly rod building tips bookThis set of tips are taken from the comprehensive build book included in all our Epic "Ready to Wrap Rod Kits"


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The Boca Grande is a three hat steak.

Posted by Carl McNeil on

Golden Trevally Mark Bantage Epic Boca Grande Fly RodA 12 weight rod should do a few things well. It needs to cast a 12 weight line. It needs to cast the size flies you would expect of a 12 weight - billfish flies, aerodynamic dogs like big crab flies, and oversized poppers and gurglers that generally look like seagulls ploughing into a stiff breeze. And it needs to pull hard on big fish. The Boca Grande does this very, very well.

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The Boca Grande is a three hat steak.

Posted by Carl McNeil on

Golden Trevally Mark Bantage Epic Boca Grande Fly RodA 12 weight rod should do a few things well. It needs to cast a 12 weight line. It needs to cast the size flies you would expect of a 12 weight - billfish flies, aerodynamic dogs like big crab flies, and oversized poppers and gurglers that generally look like seagulls ploughing into a stiff breeze. And it needs to pull hard on big fish. The Boca Grande does this very, very well.

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