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Blank

Fiberglass and graphic fly rods (which also usually contain fiberglass) are produced by wrapping sheets of graphite and fiberglass around a carefully tapered steel rod (called a mandrel).  The hollow rod that results from this process is called a blank.  It has no guides, ferrules or reel seat.
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