St. Croix and RODgeeks, Explained

March 15, 2019

St. Croix and RODgeeks, Explained

Many rod builders have been contacting us with questions about our relationship with St. Croix, and asking where they can get their favorite blank models. Here are some key points that should clarify things: 

 

  • St. Croix and the parent company of RODgeeks (Axiom North America) co-operate a factory in Fresnillo, Mexico, and have been producing rods for over 10 years. This is where every RODgeeks blank has always been produced. The only blanks we sell that are not made in this facility are those marked as St. Croix SCV blanks. SCV blanks are made in Park Falls, Wisconsin in St. Croix’s USA factory, and are marked as such in their product descriptions.

 

  • Most RODgeeks blanks are the same as St. Croix blanks, just produced in our factory in Mexico instead of the St. Croix factory in Wisconsin. We use the same designs, same materials, same mandrels, same production processes, but we market them as RODgeeks blanks. The power and actions of corresponding models are identical.

Here is a quick cross reference:

Carbon 2 Series = St. Croix SCII blanks

Carbon 4 Series = St. Croix SCIV blanks

Carbon 4 Fly Rod Series = St. Croix SCIV materials

Carbon 2 Inshore Series = St. Croix SCII Inshore blanks

Carbon 2 Musky Series = St. Croix SCII Mojo Musky blanks

 

  • We do not have SCIII blanks, however our Carbon 4 blanks (which are the same as SCIV blanks) offer you an even higher level of performance at a great price.  We offer these blanks at prices comparable to SCIII blanks that were sold in the past.  
  • We will be adding more blanks to our lineup. RODgeeks has always been responsive to the requests rod builders. As has been our practice, blanks are added to our lineup based on customer demand. Do you want us to offer a model that is not currently in the lineup?  Email us at info@rodgeeks.com and we will consider your request.



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