This turnkey rod building kit includes everything you need to build your own custom fishing rod. From the fishing rod blank, to the components and supplies, we have bundled everything you need in one convenient kit.
Just choose which rod building kit fits your application, (spinning or baitcasting), and you will be ready to go.
For New or Casual Rod Builders
For those of us who have been building rods for a while, it is sometimes difficult to remember what is was like when we first started out. We talk to new and casual rod builders all the time, and for many, they start out wanting to do rod repairs, and gradually do more and more rod building as they become more experienced and comfortable working with the components.
No matter how they get started, however, most of them have questions and run into situations where they need to find answers. Do any of these sound familiar?
How do I find winding checks that will fit the split grip areas on my blank? What do you mean I need to use color preserver on my nylon guide threads?
The list could go on and on, but for new or casual builders – these are real problems they encounter – and it can get very frustrating.
Most of the time, they didn’t realize they need some $3 part or tool, so they need to order it – and put off their rod build until it arrives. Again, frustrating, sometimes to the point where people walk away from the build.
We don’t want that to happen. That is why we developed this kit – to eliminate all the guess work, and let the rod builder focus on their project.
Rod Building Kit Contents
Fishing Rod Blank:
These CRB 6′ 6″ rod blanks have a sleak gloss black finish, are constructed of the new industry-standard IM6 graphite (44 million modulus) to guarantee a high-strength low-weight rod, and include a 1-year limited warranty.
Rod Handle & Guides:
This kit includes a durable (and easy to work with) EVA handle and foregrip, deluxe Graphite reel seat, Halide rod & tip top guides, and fitted winding checks – all of which were sized to perfectly match and fit the rod blank dimensions.
CRB Hand Wrapper:
The CRB Hand Wrapper features a dual spool tensioner and a tension rod which allows for easy reversing while building. Thread then runs to the slider which can move seamlessy along the 10″ wrapping base. The wrapper also features adjustable stands mounted to the base along with a third stand for supporting the butt or tip. Finally, the HWS-1 incorporates interchangeable step by step instruction cards displaying a range of basic wrapping and advanced decorative techniques, and the basic wrapping Step by Step card is included.
CRB Rod Dryer:
The CRB Rod Dryer offers rod builders a durable, easy to use drying unit that is perfect for novice and professionals, at a price point unheard of in the industry without sacrificing functionality. This system features a 9 RPM Drying motor with 6′ cord, form fitting chuck, and one Dryer Support Stand.
Pro Products Thread:
A generous amount of Pro Products thread has been included in this kit. There are 3 spools of Size D ColorFast Nylon guide wrapping thread (Blue, Green and Red), along with 2 spools of size A Metalic Winding thread (Silver and Gold) for decorative trim wraps on your guides.
Pro Products Epoxy:
This kit includes all the material you need. For the handles and reel seat, we included a 2 ounce ProPaste kit which is a high strength rod building paste adhesive. To make sure you guide wraps stay secure and protected from UV damage, we have also included a 24 ml. ProKote kit, which is one of the best rod building thread finishes on the market.
Supplies & Tools:
Our professional rod builders have selected all the tools you will need to build your fishing rod. The tool set in this kit includes a pack of razor blades, measuring tape (for guide placement), mixing cups, brushes and mixing sticks (for the glue and epoxy), a thread cutter, burnishing tool, thread pick, and a grit hand reamer (for the EVA handle should you need it).
Even More Supplies:
We are not done yet; we have also included 2 sizes of masking tape (to make your reel seat arbor), a china marker (for marking the spine and guide placements), and alcohol burner (to make your ProKote shine), and a Rod Building book & DVD!
With this Turnkey Rod Building Kit, we have made it easier than ever to build your own fishing rod.
So let’s get started – order this kit and build a your own custom fishing rod!