Here 3 finished rods of the Black Pearl what I recently built in the colours orange purple and red. The orange and Purple are finished with very nice old bog Oak what still has some wood structure with a soft satin shine. the red one is finished with a Palmera insert. All are finished with blued Nickel silver hardware. The purple stripping guide is from Perfect guides ,the red and white are bot of Joe Arguello.
Here a great rod of Tomo the Hard Para.
The first of The Black Pearl in a 5wt version.
This is a new translucent blank of the Tom Morgan Rodsmith.
Tom Morgan 6’9” 3wt
This rod is finished with a cork insert and a Ritz style cork grip. The blank is one of the last NOS blanks and made when Mr. Morgan was still in the company. Tried to give the rod a clean look. Only top flor cork grip and insert.Hardware is polished Nickel Silver with a bruched butt. Milk Glass agate of Joe Arguello and Original Snake Brand guides are wrapped with Claret Pearsall’s Gossamer and some green signature tipping.
Tom Morgan 7’3” 3wt
also one of the last remaining NOS blanks when Mr. Morgan was still in the company. Hardware is blued Nickel Silver and the inset is made of Katalox also well known as “Royal Mexican Ebony” it is rare wood and combines great with the colour of the blank and Agate stripping guide. The Original Snake Brand guides are wrapped with Kimono Ginger Flower and some green signature tipping with Kimono Lime Ricci.
These rods are available via Alternative tackle company
Last proto’s of the new models of “The Pure”
The Black Pearls
Herewith 2 rods of ”The Black Pearl” 4wt. The first has a nice ebony insert what is a bit flamed
Ijuin Sakura 7’11” 5wt 4 piece
Blue Halo so blue
Got a request, can you make this rod clean, simple, only cork and with a sliding ring/band.
Steffen Brothers 8′ 3/4wt
This rod is finished with a cigar cork grip, Bubinga insert and blued brass hardware.