Sage Z-Axis 490-4

Discussion in 'Rod Building' started by NIrodneck, May 13, 2010.

  1. NIrodneck Member

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    Dover,ID
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    Just finished this rod for a young man who has been battling testicular cancer for the last two years. He is now 21 and appears to be cancer free! To celebrate he is leaving the middle of June to fish his way to Alaska to visit his sister in Fairbanks who is expecting her first child. The blank is a Z-axis 9' 4pc 4wt. the reel seat is a BUL5 with Chinese Elm insert to match handle. Handle is Chinese Elm, walnut/cherry checkerboard, and hawthorne with a moose antler winding check. Guides are single foot TiCr with TiCr stripper and wraps are FishHawk Grass varigated with Pac Bay Ti CR mettallic trims.
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  2. Ed Call Mumbling Moderator

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    Kitsap Peninsula
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    That is an amazing looking rod built on an amazing blank. Best to Nate on his journey to AK and beyond in his great life.