Custom Fishing Rods-what you may or may not know

Each of the topics below will provide you with the basic knowledge you should have when considering a Custom Rod.
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General Information about Custom Fishing Rods

Does a Custom Rod catch fish any better than one off the rack?  Honestly.....no...

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Our thoughts about Components

When we build a rod for you, we use only the highest quality components. 
Don't even bother asking us to cut corners because we won't do it.
We are very serious about putting reliability and handcrafted quality into our rods.
Our integrity demands it...

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Some general info about Blanks

With a Custom Rod, you have the option of choosing the material, action  and power of your blank, in a combination specific to your individual style of fishing and targeted species. 
Manufacturers use different components and construction methods which is why it is wise to let your rod builder guide you in your choice...

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A little about Grips and Butts

Factors to be aware of when considering these components include...

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A little about Wrapping Guides

The thread is usually the first thing that someone checks out when you show them your Custom Rod.
And to the experienced eye, it tells a lot about the way the entire rod was built...

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Thread Color Selection

Please refer to the color charts below and include the thread number and name when asking questions or placing your order...

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Some information about Guides

If a blank is the body of a Custom Rod, the guides are the heart.  (Nice, huh?-  I just made that up)
Besides choosing between Spinning or Casting types, there are two considerations about guides, style and material.
Style is being used to define the guide foot.  It is important to build the rod with the correct foot on the guide so the finished rod will perform as you want...

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