Marking Guide Spacings and Finding the Spine

Fly Rod Building with Epic Ambassador Peter Corzilius as he shows how to find the spine (not spline) on a fly rod blank and mark out the guide spacings. For the demonstration Peter is putting together an Epic Ready to Wrap Fly Rod Kits - in this case, the Epic 370, 3 weight fly rod building kit. * This is often mistakenly referred to a "Splining" - which is incorrect, the correct term is Spining, i.e to find the spine.

Guide spacing for Epic blanks can be found on our fly rod guide spacing page here

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