I have heard of the name but never seen the actual SHIKARI blank before. The wall of this blank is quite thin and it came unfinished.
This ex-fast action blank is 6'6" and rated at 6-12lb.
Custom gloss black Fuji ACS reel seat and components
Rear cork handle and MATAGI butt cap
Reel seat on the blank
Test fitting the whole handle
A thin layer of epoxy over the blank before wrapping
Wrapping above fore grip
Spiral guide placement
Epoxy in progress
Rod owner's name...
In the hand of the owner
Landed a 18lb Afrika Catfish...