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 both of Joe Arguello.
Three in a row of The Black Pearl
Ijuin rod “Hard Para” Beni 7’05” 4wt This great rod is finished with an EVA ventilated tapered Ritz style grip, insert is bog oak and.the hardware is made of blued nickel silver. All turned in house The Joe arguello stripping guide and the Snake brand guides are wrapped with Kimono silk. For this special occasion I gave the red rod also a red rod sock. This rod is via Alternative Tackle on his way to the owner in the US
Here a recent finished rod of a CTS Quartz.8′ 4wt in a clear wrap with red and black accents.
insert is made of very nice Katalox also named as Royal Mexican Ebony. Hardware I made it from Nickel silver. Stripping guide is from Joe Arguello and the colour red is super.