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590G 5 Weight Graphene Fly Rod Building Kit

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  • Product Details

    590G Fly Rod Building Kit

    The Epic 590G is an extremely light, responsive 5 weight fly rod designed specifically for dry fly, light streamer and nymph fishing.

    Each Kit contains:

    • Genuine Epic branded Carbon Fibre reel seat 
    • Epic satin Graphene carbon fibre blank 
    • Epic satin fibreglass fly rod tube + hand sewn rod sock
    • Premium quality slim wells cork grip + Epic reel seat
    • Guide set + Titanium stripper guide
    • Glue kit (preloaded syringes, grip & tip epoxy, brushes, mixing cups)
    • China-graph marking pencil + Rod stands
    • Comprehensive 50-page build book with step by step instructions
    • Stickers / Epic Rod Decals
    • Wrapping thread.  Default black thread and white trims are included but can be substituted for other stock colors on request.  Our recommendation is that the default threads work best on these black blanks.
    Got questions? - Drop us a line, we'd love to hear from you.
  • Specifications

    Taper: Medium / Fast
    Action: Medium Fast  / Tip Flex
    Lockup point: Top third

    Material: 57msi Carbon Blend
    Core: VeroCore Carbon Helix
    Recommended line weight: AFTMA #5 
    Length: 9'
    Pieces: 4
    Action Angle: 70 degrees
    ERN: 5.5
    ELN: 5


    Graphene Tough
    Our use of Graphene nano-resin makes for an extremely tough, lightweight and extremely responsive blank. 5% stronger than standard epoxy resin construction.

    Stealthy Satin SnakeBelly™ Finish
    Our Satin SnakeBelly™ finish is produced by a unique radial production process. SnakeBelly™ delivers the toughest exterior finish possible with a super low sheen satin finish.

    Sure Fit Ferule™
    Break a tip? we've got you covered. This ferrule system is so precise that parts interchange between models. Gone are the days of having to return a broken section to the manufacturer or outlet where you purchased from. Breakages can be addressed by simply sending out the replacement part.

    Epic G Series fly rod blanks are high-performance fishing tools. The lockup point develops in the top third of the blank, and although recovery rates are fast, the Epic G series would best be described as Mid Flex and Medium fast. They are light without sacrificing strength.

    Carbon Helix Core.
    The helical core forms the basis for hoop strength and fibre support in the zero/longitudinal axis and does away with traditional scrim based construction. 

    Super Low Resin Systems.
    Utilising materials with resin content up to 30% less than conventional materials, Epic G series blanks are lighter and stronger. Low resin materials help increase bending limits & overall response.

    Internal High Strength Ferrule.
    A high strength internal ferrule is placed at each join to provide superior crush and split resistance.  

    Got questions? - Drop us a line, we'd love to hear from you.

  • Why You'll love it


    Each Epic Ready To Wrap Kit contains everything you need to make a great fly rod. The very best fly rod building components available, all designed to fit together seamlessly. No Reaming, No Drilling, No Sanding - all Epic.

    No reaming, no drilling, no sanding. Too Easy.

    Our Epic Ready to Wrap Rod Kit makes life easy - we’ve done much of the hard work for you. The kit contains all the components, glues, rod finish and instructions you’ll need to build your own unique custom Epic fly rod.

    The components in our Epic Ready to Wrap Rod Kit have all been specifically designed to work together. Each cork grip is ported to receive our Epic reel seats perfectly. Easily assembled step by step. 

    Ground ferrule system

    In addition to the industry leading technology used in each of our blanks, Epic carbon fibre fly rod blanks feature our proprietary ground ferrule system. Each male ferrule is hand ground to perfectly fit the female section of the blank. Female sections are all internally reinforced.

    Benefits of our ground ferrule system:

    • A secure positive fit eliminates knocks
    • Smoother energy transfer
    • Eliminates flat spots
    • Non-slip - reduces twisting due to torque
    • Internally reinforced ferrules - eliminates ferrule fracture
    • Durable & scratch resistant
    • Gets better with use
    • Precise fit, sections are interchangeable, in the case of tip breakages replacement sections can be sent out immediately. No need to return the blank for a fit.

    As good as it gets

    Epic G (Carbon) series fly rod blanks are high-performance fishing tools. The lockup point develops in the top third of the blank, and although recovery rates are fast, the Epic G series would best be described as Mid Flex (Orvis) or Medium fast (Sage). They are light without sacrificing strength (lighter than the equivalent Sage one).

    Got questions? - Drop us a line, we'd love to hear from you.

    Graphene nano-technology
    Epic G (Graphene) series are a state of the art fly rod blank. The most sophisticated composite materials and production processes are used in their construction. Proprietary Graphene nano-resin, full Helical construction, multi modulus, and unidirectional carbon fibre - We believe this is the most sophisticated fly rod blank available.

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roberto t.

KIT 590G 5 pesi

hi, I assembled the 590G 5 weights kit, as usual, flawless packaging, all top quality components, I had a small problem in applying the calcomania with the name of the rod, I wrote to the Epic staf and they sent me within 2 weeks other 2 decals. I tried the rod in fishing it is very fun, precise in casting and very light, I also tried it with weight 4 and it behaves very well .. I am very happy with my purchase. to the next purchase ciao Roberto Tamburini

Thomas S.
United States United States

Great Kit!

My first fly rod build and the kit was excellent. Instruction manual, materials, online videos, everything was top notch. I also bought the fly rod turner/dryer. One could build without it, but it made the epoxy drying easy on me. I think you will need a thread bobbin as well since it helps keep the thread tight while wrapping. Now I need to get out and use it.

The Swift Fly Fishing Company 590G 5 Weight Graphene  Fly Rod Building Kit Review
Shem m.
United States United States

Awesome kit!

Great experience putting my 590g kit together! Quality parts on a quality blank! Cant wait for my next build!

The Swift Fly Fishing Company 590G 5 Weight Graphene  Fly Rod Building Kit Review
United States United States

Great product, great service

Ordered the 590g kit. Customer service was really great at answering all my questions and made sure the shipping was really fast.

Danny h.
Australia Australia

Another great purchase

This will be my third Epic build. These DIY kits are a wonderful way into the world of rod building. I was fortunate to be able to hold a finished graphene rod in the Swift studio. My heart raced when I saw how beautiful it looked and how light it was in the hand. Carl is passionate about his products and I admire the niche market he has developed for us fussy fly anglers bored with the mass produced items that flood our market. His products are absolute first class. I have yet to build this 590 graphene rod, but I am confident it will be as stunning as the graphite and fibreglass rods I have already purchased. Well done Team Swift!