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top & handle insert
In all my work I make use of the most suitable and
the best materials that
I can obtain,
guarantee you the very best craftsmanship. I keep all
weight to an absolute minimum. My esthetical ideal is a discreet,
timeless elegance. The result is a rod
with a beautiful, simple look. I want
distract from the main attraction of the rod: the bamboo blank
and its abilities
to cast and fish.
It is my intention to cut away empty gla-
mour and instead
lead the senses towards the inner qualities of the rod.
I use gold finished snakes and stripping guides of the best
I choose the gold colour, because it blends beautifully with the cane.
For stripping guides I still have some 100 gold plated tungsten carbide stripping
guides I will use for the light line rods, but then I will switch to a type with
diamond polished Silicon Carbide ring I use for lines #4-6, simply because this
is better and half the weight of the tungsten carbide. This means 1gram less
The wraps are
done with golden brown silk or white silk that will be transparent
I make my own ferrules in a modified Super-Z design to give a lighter version
and reelseat, both models
I make two types of handles: my standard all cork grip and real seat and the
same with a small 2" permanent extension
All handles, and reel seats, are made out of the highest quality cork that I
The reel seat is an all cork design, very light weight, holding your reel
and at the same time creating a beautiful unit with the grip. I am very pleased
with my simple and effective grip-reel seat design.
The underside of the butt end I created as a "window to the
soul" of the rod.
The only cosmetic extravagance on the whole rod.
The rod case is made of heavy aluminium
with solid brass end caps, to protect
your rod safely.
The top end cap is designed as a replicate of the "Window to the soul" of
the butt cap.