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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
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.
Great product - easy to follow instructions made the process a joy. Now looking at building another!
My first impression upon opening the kit was of a superb quality blank, rod tube and parts, excellent packaging, presentation and attention to detail. The comprehensive guidebook makes the rod building process enjoyable. The finished rod feels really good in the hand and I'm looking forward to getting some line in the air and fish on the other end.
Holy Moly, what a cracking rod! I have a number of high-end fly rods and the Epic 590C has become my number one by far. In fact, I would suggest that this is the nicest 5 weight rod EVER. It's light, responsive, accurate enough for those pin-point dry fly presentations, yet powerful enough to blast out line to beat all your mates to the rise. The building process, while a new experience for a muppet like me, was straight forward. The instructions were easy to digest and full of detail, enabling an enjoyable experience. The first trout on this rod was a blast and each once since, has been a delight to play out. If you have any desire for a new 5 weight rod, stick that Carbon in your cart, 'cause this one is a bloody ripper.
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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