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5 weight graphite / carbon fiber fly rod building kit
The Epic 590C is an extremely light responsive 5 weight fly rod blank designed specifically for dry fly, emerger and light nymph fishing for trout of all sizes.
Generation two nano-technology. Epic C series are a state of the art fly rod blank. The most sophisticated composite materials and production processes are used in their construction. Proprietary nano-resins, full Helical construction, multi modulus, and unidirectional carbon fibre - We believe this is the most sophisticated fly rod blank available.
Our use of Silica nano-resin makes for a very tough, lightweight and extremely responsive blank.Each Kit contains:
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Taper: Medium / Fast
Action: Medium Fast / Mid Flex
Lockup point: Top third
Resonant Frequency: 3.3 Hz
Material: 57msi Carbon Blend
Core: VeroCore Carbon Helix
Recommended line weight: AFTMA #5
Weight: 36g / 1.2oz
Action Angle: 70 degrees
Optimal Grain Window: 130 - 155 Grains
Having built an Epic 480 fastglass rod last winter, from a ready to wrap kit, & fished it all summer, I fell in love with it. Therefore the first thing that I thought of when my 9' 5wt rod broke at a ferrule this year (other than 'Now I have the skills to make a quick repair.') was, 'An Epic 590C would surely be a big upgrade & I'd get to experience the fun of rod building again.' I'd been after an upgrade to that rod (my most used) for a while anyway & having looked at other premium options, I just trusted that I'd like the Epic most. The blank looks beautiful & the parts top notch. I can't wait to get cracking with the build & then get out to cast it & catch some fish with it.
I was so happy with the first build I decided to do it again. Great product
Great experience with the build. Picked up some helpful tips from the Epic manual that was included. It's amazing to me how quickly the shipping is. Much quicker than buying here in the States. I had a couple of questions and customer service is the best that I've found. I'm already a repeat customer.
Perfect rod, period. Match very well with a wulff triangle 5# for a VERY versatile setup, able to perform under windy condition, delicate dry presentation or single hand casting. Thanks for providing us such a good product. Regarding the kit, all the components were top notch... a pleasure to build.
Each Epic Ready To Wrap Kit contains everything you need to make a great fly rod. The very best fly rod building components available, all designed to fit together seamlessly. No Reaming, No Drilling, No Sanding - all Epic.
No reaming, no drilling, no sanding. Too Easy.
Building a great custom fly rod is no mean feat, selecting the correct matching components can be an intimidating exercise alone. Then there’s those wraps, the cork and glue...
Our Epic Ready to Wrap Rod Kit makes life easy - we’ve done much of the hard work for you. The kit contains all the components, glues, rod finish and instructions you’ll need to build your own unique custom Epic fly rod.
The components in our Epic Ready to Wrap Rod Kit have all been specifically designed to work together. Each cork grip is ported to receive our Epic reel seats perfectly. Easily assembled step by step.
In addition to the industry leading technology used in each of our blanks, Epic carbon fibre fly rod blanks feature our proprietary ground ferrule system. Each male ferrule is hand ground to perfectly fit the female section of the blank. Female sections are all internally reinforced.
Benefits of our ground ferrule system:
The 590C blank weighs an astoundingly light 36 grams (1.2oz) 10% lighter than our previous model and lighter than equivalent blanks by Scott or Sage.
Our use of Silica nano-resin makes for a very tough, lightweight and extremely responsive blank.
Epic C (Carbon) series fly rod blanks are high performance fishing tools. The lockup point develops in the top third of the blank, and although recovery rates are fast, the Epic C series would best be described as Mid Flex (Orvis) or Medium fast (Sage). They are light without sacrificing strength (lighter than the equivalent Sage one).Got questions? - Drop us a line, we'd love to hear from you.
The very best fly rod building components available, all designed to fit together seamlessly. No Reaming, No Drilling, No Sanding - All Epic
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