8wt - 890C Graphite Ready to Wrap Kit

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  • The Epic 890 C Advanced Graphite Ready to Wrap Rod Kit.

    The very best componentry available, all designed to fit together seamlessly. No Reaming, No Drilling, No Sanding - All Epic.

    Advanced, High Performance All Water Fly.

    Revised 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

    Sure-Fit Ferrule System
    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:

    • A secure positive fit eliminates knocks
    • Smoother energy transfer
    • Eliminates flat spots
    • Non slip - reduces twisting due to torque
    • Internally reinforced ferrules - eliminates ferrule fracture
    • Durable & scratch resistant
    • Gets better with use
    • Precise fit, sections are interchangeable, in the case of tip breakages replacement sections can be sent out immediately. No need to return the blank for a fit.

    Nano Tough
    Our use of Silica nano-resin makes for a very tough, lightweight and extremely responsive blank.

    Epic Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Kits
    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. Our premium grade cork grip features a tapered bore to fit your chosen blank. Each cork grip is ported to receive our Epic reel seat perfectly. 

    *Kit contents may vary from those pictured according to options and model chosen

    Each Kit contains:
    • An Epic Unidirectional Carbon fibre blank with Helical wound core
    • Epic translucent fibreglass fly rod tube 
    • Premium hand sewn rod sock
    • Your choice of finest quality Portuguese cork grip *configurable
    • Epic reel seat in either black or Titanium finish.
    • Guide set (Snake brand Universal guides USA)
    • Titanium stripper guide
    • Glue kit (preloaded syringes, grip & tip epoxy, brushes, mixing cups & full instructions)
    • China-graph marking pencil
    • Rod stands
    • Comprehensive 42 page build book with step by step instructions
    • Stickers / Decals
    • *Japanese Silk threads. Each kit includes natural white silk and black thread for trims. These default threads can be substiuted for other stock colors on request. View Stock Thread Colours

    Recommended line weight: AFTMA #8

    Length: 9'
    Pieces: 4

  • Taper: Medium / Fast
    Action: Medium Fast / Mid Flex
    Resonant Frequency: 3.3 Hz
    Lockup point: Top third
    Material: 57msi Carbon Blend
    Core: VeroCore Carbon Helix
    Recommended line weight: AFTMA #8 
    Length: 9'
    Pieces: 4
    Action Angle: 70 degrees
    ERN: 8
    ELN: 8


    6 wt Graphite Fly Rod Building Kit
    6 wt Graphite Fly Rod Building Kit

    Got questions? - Drop us a line, we'd love to hear from you.
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    WK
    03/04/2019
    William K.
    United States

    Have not started to build yet But.

    The rod was ordered on Sunday Got a estimated delivery date of Friday. But on Thursday go an email saying the rod would be delivered that morning and at 10:00 the DHL delivered the rod. Maybe it has something to do with the international date line but whatever that was fast service. I have made a lot of rods so I know that glued up cork hands are a pain in the ass to ream and take a lot of masking tap. But as advertised this handle was reamed for a perfect feet so that is 80% of pre-guides work done. Now I have to get it done.

    BS
    02/25/2019
    Ben S

    Epic 890C

    This was my first rod build and I'm totally hooked on the entire process. Don't hesitate to try it out. I took the 890C out for a test cast this morning and was blown away! It's light and crisp in the hand with loads of feel for close casts and plenty of reserve power for distance. Super accurate and responsive to changes in my cast. I was able to put the fly on target like a laser. Love at first cast :) I'm really looking forward to dropping flies in front of tailing bonefish this winter with this rod. It will be a great setup for lighter presentations to striped bass on the flats too.

    JD
    02/25/2019
    Jakob D.
    Germany

    Super light and fast carbon rod

    I just love these rods especially the corc quality is stunning. Actions is great and it casts amazingly good. Just need to fish it even more :)

    Jakob D. verified customer review of 8wt - 890C Graphite Ready to Wrap Kit
    JW
    12/12/2018
    John W.
    United States

    Epic Rod Kits

    Am so excited about this company and products. Ordered the rod kit working with a master builder (John Miao - Chicago - look him up!)). It arrived very promptly, packaged nicely. The manual is extensive and detailed. The product itself looks to be very high quality and everything is in order. Box serves as building stand. This is such fun!

    TM
    08/19/2018
    Tony M.
    United States

    Sweet 8wt

    Bought this rod to supplement my 8wt Scott Meridian and was blown away. The build was pretty straight forward for my first rod and turned out pretty decent. I may touch up my wraps one more time, but all in all pretty good for my first time. As for casting. Sweet, Smooth action and extremely accurate from 40-70'. Didn't try many shots mush farther do to a hill behind me limiting my back cast, but never felt overloaded. Should be a great bonefish rod!

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