With the increase in popularity of short, semi-telescopic carp rods, the new XTRACTOR carp rods fill a real gap in the market for affordable top-quality rods that are easy to transport due to their short pack down lengths. Two 9' models and two 10' models with test curves ranging from 2.75lb to 3.5lb + 4.5lb Spod Rod make up the range, with pack down lengths of 44" and 50". The super-slim matt black, part-telescopic carbon fibre blanks have plenty of reserve power in the butt section and a fast tip recovery to give surprising performance whether casting or playing large fish close in or at range. Lightweight black M-Series DL guides with anti-frap tip, 17mm DPS reel seat, Japanese shrink wrap handle, custom line clip and a black anodised butt cap, laser etched with'S' logo completes a top-quality specification.Ideal matched with the custom Sonik Xtractor rod sleeves, which are available in 9' and 10' lengths and can be easily connected for safe, effective transportation. Slim, silk matt black carbon fibre blank with progressive power action. Super-light M-SERIES DL black guides. Hard wearing Anti-frap ceramic tip ring. Large ID 40mm to 12mm ringing pattern. 17mm black DPS reel seat to house all reels. Line friendly custom contoured Sonik clip. Slim Japanese shrink rubber handle. Black anodised butt cap laser etched with'S' logo. 9ft transport length 113cm (44") 10ft transport length 127cm (50"). The Vader X 8000 RS spod reel comes ready loaded with a single spool of 200m quality 30LB braid and with up to 1.1m of line retrieved with. Every handle turn your time spent'winding in' is kept to a minimum. Spool Capacity: MM/M 0.24/200m.