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Natural Free SGA

Natural Free SGA

Murata rod is one of the oldest well known bamboo rod makers in Japan. He is a mentor of Hironobu Kitao of AWOL, Jun Yokota of Yokota Rod, Ryuno Tujibayasi of Ryuno Rod and many others. He has been teaching whatever he could advise. There are so many Murata Rod fans in Japan. You may have to be at the end of the long line when you order.

The natural free is the very first model of his career. The original action was inspired by Garrison 201. He has kept improving its action for years. He still believes the Natural is the best all round rod in his line-up.

**All photos courtesy of Yuki Bando (Flybito Press)

  • Specifications

    <Model Name> Natural Free
    Length and Line weight 6'0"/6'6"/7’0”/7'6", 3wt
    7'0"/7'3"/7'6"/7'9", 4wt
    7'6"/7'9", 5wt
    8'0"/8'3"/8'6", 5wt
    Section 2 piece 
    <Rod Blank>  
    Taper Design Straight
    Strip Six
    Deflection Medium Fast
    Solid or Hollow Solid
    Bamboo Tonkin
    Brank color Light brown
    Tip 2 tips
    <Around grip>  
    Reel Seat style Uplock with aluminum screw band
    Reel Seat metal Hard chrome  Steel
    Reel Seat spacer Birds Eye Maple
    <Around Grip>  
    Handle ①② Ciger
    ③④ Half Wells
    Grip Highest grade of Portugese corks 
    Grip Check Wood Check(Birds Eye Maple)
    Stripping Guide Agate
    Guides Snake
    Guide Metal Hard chrome Steel
    Color Silver
    <Wrapping Thread>  
    Thread Color  Red
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