It has got lesser dirt in the blank wall. The quality of the fiberglass blank has improve tremendously compared to those I got a few years back.
Going to built it simple with a burled wood insert downlocking reel seat and a reverse half wells cork handle.
Prep stripping guide and snake guide.
Pearsall's Silk Thread for wrapping.
First epoxy coating
The overall view of the completed rod.
SOLD - TQ..