Already on Friday, the 2010 version of Robelson’s Grace Core (#105073-w) arrived in Berlin. I ordered this stunning and perfectly crafted stick from Tokyo-based shop TackleTackle alongside with a black Resion grip. While I’m still waiting for the color-matching grip (shipped in a 2nd sending), I already paired the filigree 3/4oz stick with the white Resion * Maverick 3601 setup I bought back in 2010.
It’s simply amazing to see how Robelson’s handcrafted rod and reel components melt seamlessly to create a unique and outstanding piece of topwater tackle.
The rod blank features a blend of small amounts of carbon-like glass fibers encased by a uniquely woven and textured carbon coating. A special composite method lets the Grace Core appear like a fast taper with medium action, while the slimline shape and thin diameter are providing a remarkable filigree feel.
Can’t wait to finally test this compelling (black) beauty!
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