Just arrived! Stradic ci4 2500!
Check it out here!
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Advanced techniques on fly tying by Skip Morris. Skip is the guy who set the benchmark intro tying book - Fly Tying Made Clear and Simple.
Excellent photographs and clear instructions. It's bound in a softbound, spiral format, so you can easily flip the pages around for more tying bench space. A perfect book to while away the winter months.
Wasn't sure when these were going to show up - we ordered 'em a while back. Just got them in this past week. So far, just the 1000 series size, but whoa! are these smooth and light!
Ideal for a light trout setup - hopefully the 2500's will show up soon!
(The color is a little off because we used a flash on this photo)
The word from the Shimano site -
"CI4 stands for Carbon Interfusion with the 4 referring to the number of electrons in the Carbon atom. Ultimately, this means CI4 is reinforced Carbon Fiber.
It is over one and a half times stronger than our normal XT-7 graphite and is over 20% lighter. Because it does not contain metal, it is impervious to rust.
So, as a result of its strength and weight, we can create an extremely lightweight reel with very precise tolerances."
Now in stock at both locations - not sure how many of these we'll get, so don't delay!