Wednesday, January 29, 2014


Nice deep copper colored blank from Lamiglas which they have stopped production. This blank is 6'6" in length and rated at 10-20lb have a great lifting power at butt section.

Fuji and MATAGI hardware was chosen for this project.

Handle setting up

Dimpled winding check in red for the split butt section.

Titanium Fuji K-guides wrapped with copper trimming and red nylon thread

Metallic copper thread wrapping with red nylon trimming at the KDPS foregrip area and continuation with "Lamiglas" rod decal.

After 1st epoxy coating on the decal section.

After the 2nd coating on the rod information decal.

Guides wrapped

Epoxy completed.

Rod butt finished off with Matagi butt cap.

Overall view of the full handle.

Wednesday, January 8, 2014

GLoomis handle Redo

Another handle refurbishment, upgrade , modify.. or whatever you want to call it.

This is a heavy GLoomis rod

The foregrip, reel seat and rear grip was stripped and removed.

A new CAMO Blue EVA rear grip lathed for the replacement.

Replaced foregrip and Fuji custom painted Gloss Black  ECS.

Fixing up the new rear grip.

The end was finished off with Fuji Rubber butt cap.

It may look pretty easy to do, but it ain't....

Monday, January 6, 2014

A new spinning rod reel seat for the NEW YEAR 2014

This is a custom Fuji skeleton reel seat size 17.
Gloss black painted with carbon tube insert and Matagi components..

Am making myself a spinning rod soon...