A lighter rod for lighter jigs.
A simpler, lesser accessories jigging rod.
Trigger reel seat with a couple aluminum trims and titanium SiC guides.
Handle parts setting up.
Aluminum winding check behind the rear EVA grip.
In goes the trigger reel seat with the anodize blue aluminum trim..
Fixing up the KDPS quick lock and EVA foregrip.
Then half of the fighting butt
Front view of the reel seat
The butt section
A layer of under wrapping before the guides are wrap onto the blank.
Titanium Sic guides on the blank in spiral placement.
Metallic wrapping at the aluminum trim for finishing off the rear grip of the long section of split rear handle.
Water transfer decal above the fore grip.
Wrapping it up and epoxy..
There is a saying and fly fisherman love to say... "Matching the hatch"
but in the case, it is matching the reel.....
Matching the rod with Daiwa Saltiga.
Can you guess what is the weight of this completed jigging rod?
My rough guess was around 160 - 170 g .. perhaps.
But I was wrong... It is only 149 grams (something like 5.25 oz)
Spiral guide placement.
Matching the rod.. :)