Thank you for your interest in One by One Custom Rods. As our name suggests, we build them one at a time to your exact specifications. No two rods are exactly alike. We pride ourselves in taking the time to understand the customer's needs and deliver a product that meets them. Your custom fishing rod will be unlike any factory produced commercial rod and will catch the eye of any discriminating angler.

There is no order form or catalog to choose from. When you talk to us you are talking to the guys who will be crafting your fishing rod. You will take pride in owning a One by One Custom Rod but most important you will fish better with it too.

Paul, Chas, John

Friday, March 26, 2010

The build continues

Here are some more pics showing the handle getting shaped. reamed and mounted. 

Here is the completed guide wrap.

Now it is safe to take the tape off.

Starting the guide wrap.

Dropping in the glue for the tip top.

Here is a comparison of a factory rod handle side by side with our custom handle. This is on a high quality rod that retails for about $150. Obviously the design element is different but what really stands out is the quality of the cork. Notice the excessive pitts in the factort rod. This is the lowest grade of cork we use on any of our rods.

The completed handle assembly.

Here is a pic of the reamimng process getting started.

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

The raffle winners rod build begins!!!!!

We are now getting started on the lucky winners rod. He wants a 7' spinning rod to cover a range of techniques. We selected a fast action 1 piece blank with a matte slate finish. It is rated for 8-15# line and 3/16 - 5/8 lure weights. We are utilizing titanium frame guides in the new guide concept arrangement. This rod is going to light and sensative! We selected a nice green for the main wrap and will be using a combination of metallic silver and gunmetal trim threads. The reel seat has TiCH hoods and a light weight, high tech looking carbon weave insert. The handle will be a combination of natural cork and burnt burl cork with a rubberized cork end for durability. The rear grip will be 10" long and the fore grip 3.5". The bottom photo shows the pile of parts. The next shows the reel seat all glued up and ready for mounting. The top photo shows the handles all glued up and ready for turning. That's all for today. Check back later and you can see the handle take shape and get mounted on the rod.

Marine Rod

Here is a nice rod that has been personalized for a Marine.