This rod has been featured in a step-by-step on The Fiberglass Manifesto over the last past weeks. It's an Epic 580, made for a special customer as a gift from Carl McNeil and Epic Swift. For detailed info on the process, please visit the TFM blog. I have used Snake Brand Original guides and Pearsall Gossamer silk in two different colors. Grip style and reel seat made in Fine Tackle style. Thanks for looking!