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7' 6" 4wt. 2pc. Forecast Fly Rod
 
Components  
Source
Cost (approx.)
Blank - Forecast Hook & Hackle $14 (sale)
Length - 7' 6"    
Weight - 4 wt.    
Pieces - 2    
Action - Mod-Fast    
Finish - REFINISHED White    
Modulus - 33 million modulus    
 
Tip top - Pac Bay Chrome Hook & Hackle $1
Guides - Pac Bay Chrome Single Foot Snake Guides Hook & Hackle $4
Hookkeeper - none  

 

Winding Check - Nickle Silver Hook & Hackle

$3

 
Grip - H&H A Grade Reverse Half Wells Hook & Hackle $10
 
Reel Seat - Pac Bay A7, Chrome Hook & Hackle $10
 
    Rough Component Cost - $42
 
Other Details      
Thread -

Gudebrod Nylon , Size A, in Hot Pink (0411)

Color Preserver - U40 Color Lock
Finish - Flex Coat    
       
Comments      

This is the second of two fly rods designed specifically for fly-casting instruction. These rods were built for Rich Brown's Fish FAT Iowa Fly Fishing School.

 
Things I learned while building this rod

See #56 - everything about this rod is identicle to the first except the PINK thread color!

 
Pictures
An overview of casting rod #2 The handleset.

The chrome A7 reel seat.

A closeup of the A-Grade grip The winding check. The upper inscription.
The lower inscription. The Stripper Guide.

The single foot snake guides

   
The tip top.    

 

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