Looks good Davidpics of the Aventik 12'6" 8/9#
Its a poker , 12.3 mm vs 10mm on of Gordon's (TFS) 12' , 6/7#
Heavy with very fast action when compared with blanks that TFS has provided. Bottom line it was a wee project to build a rod from scratch ... moving forward spend the money on getting decent blanks...
plus the finished article ...well almost