American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

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American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by _diggy_ » Sat Feb 22, 2020 9:56 am

I would like to see these in person. I have a few build planned.

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Re: American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by Hogsticker2 » Sat Feb 22, 2020 2:25 pm

Nice. Gonna have to use one on my next build. I really like the Batson carbon grips. Even more so than Mudholes.

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Re: American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by uljersey » Sat Feb 22, 2020 4:34 pm

What's the deal with them ... are they hard, semi hard, textured ??? How are they when wet or in the hot sun ?

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Re: American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by _diggy_ » Sun Feb 23, 2020 11:28 am

uljersey wrote:
Sat Feb 22, 2020 4:34 pm
What's the deal with them ... are they hard, semi hard, textured ??? How are they when wet or in the hot sun ?
https://www.americantackle.us/g2

G2 Carbon Handles - Split Grips
The G2 Carbon Handles by American Tackle are redefining the fishing rod handle as you know it. They utilize carbon grips to provide light weight, sensitivity, and extreme durability combined with; aluminum trim, customizable end cap, and pre-installed G2 arbors in order to feature the world’s only complete carbon fiber handle system. They are offered in 3K and Bushido carbon material options trimmed with a choice of Silver, Gloss Black or Matte Black aluminum fittings.



The world's only complete carbon handle system

Increased Sensitivity

Light Weight

Added Strength
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G2 Carbon Handles - Full & Adjustable Length Grips
The G2 Carbon Handles by American Tackle are redefining the fishing rod handle as you know it. They utilize carbon grips to provide light weight, sensitivity, and extreme durability combined with; aluminum trim, customizable end cap, and pre-installed G2 arbors in order to feature the world’s only complete carbon fiber handle system. They are offered in 3K and Bushido carbon material options trimmed with a choice of Silver, Gloss Black or Matte Black aluminum fittings.



The world's only complete carbon handle system

Increased Sensitivity

Light Weight

Added Strength

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Re: American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by LAGVPI99 » Mon Mar 02, 2020 10:39 am

I handled these at ICRBE - they are extremely nice. Didn't like the way my Tatula Elite sat on the reel seat as much as a Fuji PTS but otherwise these are sweet!

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Re: American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by Hogsticker2 » Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:08 pm

These are des to fit with AT reel seats only, correct?

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Re: American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by shfishinsticks » Fri May 15, 2020 12:05 pm

Hogsticker2 wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:08 pm
These are des to fit with AT reel seats only, correct?
They match ECS16 seats too. Tried to post a pic, but Photobucket says the image isn't available. I'll try later.

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Re: American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by Hogsticker2 » Fri May 15, 2020 10:17 pm

shfishinsticks wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 12:05 pm
Hogsticker2 wrote:
Mon Mar 02, 2020 2:08 pm
These are des to fit with AT reel seats only, correct?
They match ECS16 seats too. Tried to post a pic, but Photobucket says the image isn't available. I'll try later.
Please do. I'd much rather use the Ecs, rather than taking a gamble on one of the AT seats. Never tried any of them.

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Re: American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by MardukFIN » Sat May 16, 2020 6:13 am

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I've built both. What you want to know? Theres arbor inside in every part. Very easy to install, if you use those AT own winding checks. Fits mostly reelseats. These aren't light as CFX or Batson grips are, but very nice.

Ps. Rear picture has new AT compressed carbon reelseat 'Blade'. It's lightest and sexiest reelseat at the market right now. And VERY comfortable as trigger is thin and points straight down. \:D/

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Re: American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by shfishinsticks » Sat May 16, 2020 7:57 am

Hogsticker2 wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 10:17 pm
Please do. I'd much rather use the Ecs, rather than taking a gamble on one of the AT seats. Never tried any of them.
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Re: American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by Hogsticker2 » Sat May 16, 2020 9:50 pm

shfishinsticks wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 7:57 am
Hogsticker2 wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 10:17 pm
Please do. I'd much rather use the Ecs, rather than taking a gamble on one of the AT seats. Never tried any of them.
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That hood though! Thanks man!

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Re: American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by zodiak311 » Sat May 16, 2020 11:04 pm

Hogsticker2 wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 9:50 pm
shfishinsticks wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 7:57 am
Hogsticker2 wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 10:17 pm
Please do. I'd much rather use the Ecs, rather than taking a gamble on one of the AT seats. Never tried any of them.
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That hood though! Thanks man!
X2! Where is that hood from?
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Re: American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by shfishinsticks » Sun May 17, 2020 3:43 am

zodiak311 wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 11:04 pm
X2! Where is that hood from?
I turned it myself. The acrylic is from Beartooth Woods.

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Re: American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by MardukFIN » Sun May 17, 2020 5:34 am

shfishinsticks wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 3:43 am
zodiak311 wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 11:04 pm
X2! Where is that hood from?
I turned it myself. The acrylic is from Beartooth Woods.
How did you do it? 1st inner hole for ULH and then shaping outer dimension for perfect? Looks very good!

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Re: American Tackle G2 Carbon Handles

Post by shfishinsticks » Sun May 17, 2020 6:22 am

MardukFIN wrote:
Sun May 17, 2020 5:34 am

How did you do it? 1st inner hole for ULH and then shaping outer dimension for perfect? Looks very good!
Yea. Bore the ID to fit the hood, then turn the OD. I made bushings to hold the acrylic on my 1/2" mandrel.

It is quite thin once shaped to the proper size.

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Here's a few more I did.
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Sorry to derail this thread.

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