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AT AMF909 2pc Fly
Posted by: Mark Warnke (---.car2-wispds4-pool9.amplex.net)
Date: March 17, 2020 10:05PM

American Tackle AMF909 2pc Fly Blank

Does any one know how far up the blank the " 3K Woven Twill" finish goes up the blank from the butt of the rod?
Also does it resemble a carbon fiber grip? Does it look similar?

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Re: AT AMF909 2pc Fly
Posted by: Spencer Phipps (---)
Date: March 18, 2020 02:16PM

Yes, it looks like a carbon tube rear grip, NOT the newer carbon sleeve over rigid foam grips. It's done with a smooth transition and only visibly noticable, because of the change in material. I haven' t seen the fly blanks, but have used and seen quite a few gear rods built the same way. The original green was my favorite, more striking in contrast,

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Re: AT AMF909 2pc Fly
Posted by: Chris Feagan @ American Tackle (---.biz.spectrum.com)
Date: March 19, 2020 09:30AM

Hello Mark,

This is a layer of 3K material on the butt section of this blank. It goes approximately 33-35 inches up from the butt. The weave on the blank is a diagonal 3K weave pattern, gloss. The American Tackle G2 grips have a cross section 3K weave pattern, matte finish. Therefore, although they are both a 3K pattern, there is a difference.

Chris Feagan
800-516-1750 EX 1208

Edited 2 time(s). Last edit at 03/19/2020 09:43AM by Chris Feagan @ American Tackle.

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