690 C Carbon Fibre Ready to Wrap Kit

  690 C Carbon Fibre Ready to Wrap Kit

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495.00 $695.00 NZD

The Epic 690 C Advanced Carbon Fibre 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 Freshwater Fly.

Our Epic range of Glass Fibre is synonymous with industry leading excellence, and for anglers wanting to experience that same level of excellence in a longer, faster blank we present the Epic C series of high performance Carbon Fibre.

The Epic 690 C is an extremely light responsive blank designed specifically for larger dry fly, nymph & streamer fishing for trout of all sizes.

As good as it gets.
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. Full Helical construction, multi modulus, All unidirectional carbon fibre and the lowest resin counts in the industry. We believe this is the most sophisticated fly rod blank available. 

Full tech spec's on the 690 C Carbon fibre blank can be viewed here >

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
  • Satin black fiberglass rod tube. 
  • Premium hand sewn rod sock
  • Your choice of finest quality Portuguese cork grip *configurable
  • Full cork fighting butt with matched trim ring
  • 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 #6 

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 #6 
Length: 9'
Pieces: 4
Weight: 42g (1.48 oz)
Action Angle: 70 degrees
ERN: 6
ELN: 6
Optimal Grain Window: 150 - 170 Grains

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This is an amazing fly rod, never cast anything quite like it - I'm actually surprised that I built it! Great kit build, instructions were very clear and simple to follow. #Ididepicshit


We guarantee everything we make. 
If one of our products fails to meet your expectations either at the time you receive it, or over the next 30 days, contact us and we'll arrange a total refund and return at our cost, anywhere in the world.

The Epic Lifetime Warranty.

Every new Epic fly rod or blank that we produce is covered by our lifetime, original owner warranty. This warranty covers failure due to defects in material or workmanship of our product. Any Epic fly rod built by the Swift Fly Fishing company that fails due to misuse, negligence or normal wear-and-tear will be repaired or replaced at a nominal cost plus shipping at our discretion.

Full details of our warrenty, guarantee, replacment and returns policy can be found here 

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