Saturday, September 27, 2014

Swift Epic 480 olive

This beautiful Epic rod marks the start of my collaboration with Mark Legett at alternativetackle.com. I'm very happy and honored to have him as a partner to represent my work in the UK and hope for a long relationship. My rod page on Mark's website should be up and running in a couple of days.  Thanks for looking everyone!



Here are the specs on this beauty: 

Blank: Swift Epic 480 (8ft. 4wt.), olive, 3piece.
Handle: Flor grade cigar
Reel seat: Lemke downsliding nickel silver plated reel seat hardware (radiused style, exclusive design) with varnished myrtle wood spacer
Wraps: Dark olive silk finished in multiple epoxy layers
Guides: Snake Brand Universal snake guides and Struble dark amber agate stripping guide with nickel silver frame
Winding check: Goldenwitch nickel silver
Hook keeper: Classic strap&ring
Rod bag: Handmade and personalised with leather label/burned logo
Rod tube: Fine aluminium with logo sticker and cap sticker containing rod info


















2 comments:

Jay said...

Congrats George!
You deserve a prominent place in rod building.

I hope you are still approachable for ordinary people looking for a wonderful finished rod from one of the best builders around! :)

George Minculete said...

Thanks very much Jay! No worries about that :) Cheers!