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*Blemish, these blanks have a slight dark spot at the butt ferrule. (this will be hidden by the grip)
This is cosmetic only, blanks are structurally perfect and otherwise flawless. Limited stock.
The Epic 1090C is an extremely tough and responsive blank designed for saltwater fly fishing.
As good as it gets
Epic C (Carbon) series fly rod blanks are high performance fishing tools. The lockup point develops in the top third of the blank.
Action: progressive / tip flex
Recommended line weight: AFTMA #10
Action: Tip Flex
Resonant Frequency: 3.3 Hz (Recovery Speed / Fast)
Lockup point: Top third
Material: 57msi Carbon Blend
Core: Carbon Helix
Recommended line weight: AFTMA #10
Weight: 40g (1.3 oz)
Action Angle: 70 degrees
100% Carbon Construction.
The carbon helix core boasts true 100% carbon construction. These blanks contain no scrim.
100% Uni-directional material - Non Woven.
Super light-weight construction and superior strength. Non woven Uni-directional material is up to 40% stronger than traditional woven material commonly used by fly rod manufacturers. A non woven fiber can achieve 100% of its tensile and compressive loading. Unidirectional material affords super light weight construction and superior strength.
The helical core forms the basis for hoop strength and fibre support in the zero/longitudinal axis and does away with traditional scrim based construction.
Silica nano-resin. Super Low Resin Systems.
Utilising materials with resin content up to 30% less than conventional materials, Epic C series blanks are lighter and stronger. Low resin materials help increase bending limits & overall response.
Multi Carbon Construction (Multi modulus).
Using only the highest quality fabrics from USA, Japan and Korea, up to five different types of carbon are used in each blank. Each type is placed at various parts of the blank to optimize strength and weight. Ultra high modulus fibre boasts the highest tensile and compressive strength of any fibre in its class.
Internal High Strength Ferrule.
A high strength internal ferrule is placed at each join to provide superior crush and split resistance.
Target Zero Fibre Alignment.
Fibre alignment along the length of any blank is critical. Even the smallest deviation in fibre alignment from the axis of load will greatly reduce the strength of the blank. All Epic blanks are designed and produced to ensure all fiber is aligned as near perfect as can be with the load
Two pack Marine Grade Paint system.
Epic C series blanks are finished with a clear marine grade two pack paint system for extra protection and toughness.
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Benefits of our Sure Fit Ferrule system:
Our use of Silica nano-resin makes for a very tough, lightweight and extremely responsive blank.
Each Epic Fly Rod is individually handcrafted as ordered one at a time for you our customer. Our waiting list usually sits at around 3 to 6 weeks from ordering to delivery. If you have a special occasion or a trip date to meet please contact us.
*Our Fly Rod Building Kits and blanks ship immediately
H A N D C R A F T E D T O O R D E R
Exceptional craftsmanship, superior materials, industry leading design and technology backed by our lifetime warranty.
- Epic Handcrafted Fly Rods. Made in Wanaka, New Zealand -
E X C E P T I O N A L Q U A L I T Y
• FastGlass™ fly rod blank or Nano-tech Carbon Fibre with internally reenforced SureFit™ ferrule system • Lifetime support • Handmade fiberglass rod tube • Premium hand sewn rod sock • Microfibre cleaning cloth • Finest quality Portuguese cork grip • Premium quality Epic reel seat • Titanium or hard chrome stripper guides • Premium snake guides by Snake Brand™ USA • Japanese Silk thread wraps • Decals and stickers
E N D U R I N G C R A F T S M A N S H I P
If you order one of our beautiful handmade fly rods and are not delighted with it we'll refund your purchase in full.
We are so very confident that every fly rod we make is of the highest quality possible we guarantee your complete and absolute delight or your money back.