4wt - 476 FastGlass® Fly Rod Kit

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  • Epic 476 Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Kit

    4wt Fiberglass fly rod building kit.

    The very best fly rod building components available, all designed to fit togetherseamlessly.
    Looking for a shorter blank to fish in tight confined creeks but still want the backbone and pulling power of a much larger rod? - the 476 is the deal.

    Recommended line weight: AFTMA #4 
    Length: 7'6"
    Pieces: 4 

    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. 

    FastGlass II
    The Epic™ 476 is produced from industry leading Zentron 8 micron Unidirectional S-2 Glass. This next generationfiber is specifically engineered for fly rod production and features 8 micronfibers developed and produced in the USA. These fibres are almost half the diameter of other unidirectional materials, resulting in a tighter, more precise and stronger material. 

    Not sanded and not unsanded. Our SnakeBelly™ finish is produced by a unique radial production process. SnakeBelly™ delivers the toughest exterior finish possible. After production, blanks are first painted and then clear coated. This two step process produces blanks that are incredibly scratch resistant and very durable.

    Sure Fit Ferule
    Break a tip? we've got you covered  This ferule system is so precise that parts interchange between models. Gone are the days of having to return a broken section to the manufacturer or outlet where you purchased from. Breakages can be addressed by simply sending out the replacement part.

    Each Kit contains:

    • Epic 476 Blank
    • Epic translucent fibreglass fly rod tube 
    • Premium hand sewn rod sock
    • Your choice of finest quality Portuguese cork grip *configurable
    • Epic reel seat 
    • Guide set (Snake brand Universal guides USA)
    • 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 212 silk (we include instructions on how to use this to make perfectly clear ghost wraps) 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 #4 

    Length: 7'6"
    Pieces: 4

  • Specifications

    Recommended line weight: AFTMA #4 
    Length: 7'6"
    Pieces: 4  
    Total length: 2,265mm
    ERN: (Unwrapped): 3.96
    ELN: 4
    Optimal Grain Window: 120 - 135 Grains
    Effective Line Range: AFTMA 4 / 5
    Action:Progressive / Mid Flex / Medium  
    Taper: Fast
    Blank Weight: 47g

    4wt Fiberglass fly rod building kit, Epic 476 Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Kit
    Epic Fiberglass fly rods
    Epic Fiberglass Fly Rod Blank



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      Hal M.
      United States

      One epic Epic!

      This is my first time building a fly rod, so while I have a lot of experience USING one, never tried my hand at building one. I was amazed at how thorough the entire process was, guided by a great instruction manual and absolutely top notch materials. I picked the 4wt rod, wanting to expand my set of fly rods toward the lighter end. The build went smoothly and the end result was a very nice rod. I put it to the test last Monday, trying it out on the Rose River for rainbows. On the third cast, I had a 16" rainbow. The rod performed even better than I hoped, with plenty of backbone to handle this really strong trout. If I can figure how to include pictures, I'll edit this review and publish some pictures of these fish and a nicely bent rod with a big rainbow on the other end! Hal

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      philip P.
      United States

      Perfect Glass

      This is my 3rd ready to wrap kit. So easy to build a quality ultra well performing rod. Love this one in particular (476). Cannot wait to get the deep bend on nice little creek spotted bass!

      Raymond M.

      Glass Act

      My 4wt - 476 FastGlass Fly Rod Kit has provided me with the materials to make a high class fly rod with a low stress process. All parts are so well integrated to the making of the rod the enjoyment of the build has been great. Ray

      William S.
      United States

      What a great team and product!

      Just got the new Fastglass2 for my veteran build and I love it!! Thanks again for all the support and providing a great product!

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      Graeme R.

      Very Happy

      I’ve just finished my 476 build - and very happy with the result. The equipment and instructions provided were spot on. Appreciated the tips and service along the way too. Great way to step into rod building.

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