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10ft 3wt Xi Series rod


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#1 steeldrifter

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Posted 19 October 2017 - 10:43 AM

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Just finished this Xi series 10ft 3wt 4pc up this morning and ready to head to it's new home out West. RFIL2 reel seat with custom grips fore & aft, measuring marks every 2" from 16-24", titanium finish guides and metallic green with metallic silver trim.


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#2 xterrabill

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Posted 19 October 2017 - 11:14 AM

Lovely !

you do stunning work sir.

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#3 Piker20

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Posted 19 October 2017 - 01:37 PM

That is lovely Steve. Make that an #8 and I'd be sorely sorely tempted to place an order.
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#4 islander727

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Posted 19 October 2017 - 02:11 PM

Great work!



#5 mikechell

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Posted 19 October 2017 - 04:03 PM

I'm a fan ... green's almost as good as blue.


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#6 Fisherboy0301

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Posted 19 October 2017 - 04:54 PM

I'm a fan ... green's almost as good as blue.



As long as you keep the blue farrrrr away from orange!
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#7 mikechell

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Posted 20 October 2017 - 07:49 AM

I'm a fan ... green's almost as good as blue.

As long as you keep the blue farrrrr away from orange!

I'm assuming you're referring to some sports team?  I truly have no idea.


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#8 Flat Rock native

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Posted 20 October 2017 - 10:30 AM

One of your best yet Steve, Carry On

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#9 onebadmofo

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Posted 20 October 2017 - 12:38 PM

Beautiful rod, great blank color.



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Posted 21 October 2017 - 10:04 AM

I vote for a new name: Steelie "Picasso" Drifter.

The level of detail you put into your rods is astounding - I'd be hard pressed to fish such a beautiful rod.


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#11 vicente

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Posted 21 October 2017 - 12:21 PM

Looks great Steve, that reel seat goes very well with the rest of the build.
Piker he built me a 10ft 8wt on an anglers roost blank it fishes very well.