Batson IF905

#1
So it was time for me to build my other half a rod that she would be proud to fish. She wanted me to keep it blue so I went with baby blue and grey wraps. Great action all around trout rod :)

Blank: Batson IF905
Reel seat: Forecast "I" seat
Stripper: Alps MXN
Snake Guides: Forecast standard wire
Cork: I had a "Super Grade" pre made batson cork set laying around to I tossed it on this build
Thread: Gudebrod NCP 245 "Royal Blue" main Prowrap CFS 822 "Silver Smoke"

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#6
That is an absolutely beautiful build! Batson makes some top notch components that's for sure. I am looking forward to a fly rod built on their RX8 or REVELATION blank. Digging the NRX-ish looking wraps!
 
#9
I was wondering about the color lock also - great work and awesome writing!


I am really like Pro wraps Color Fast "CFS" thread. Out of all the colors that I have tried I have found all of them stay true to the color and have never had any issues with the color bleeding. I wish I could write like that but this build I went to Charlie @ tightline custom rods for his peel n stick metallic label. I can and have done rod specs but when it comes to letters I would be better off giving my 6year old son a crayon to label it with.
 

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