A useful choice for those two or three rod multiple rod set-ups that won’t break the bank.
Solid and lightweight
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The Sonik VaderX 5000 and 6000 FS Reels solidify Sonik's reputation for offering quality kit at a very attractive price.
Whether you are coupling them with one of their new ‘short’ Xtractor carp rods for a bit of stalking, or a barbel set-up on a straight lead or feeder they’re likely to perform equally well.
They come with two CNC-machined anodised aluminium spools and a micro adjustable front drag, plus a rear freespool drag for controlling any tearaway takes. The 5000 and 6000 sized spools take 230 m and 280 m of 0.35 mm line respectively.
Utilising 5+1 stainless ball bearings, and boasting a gear ratio of 5.5:1, a chunky hollow bail arm and an oversized line-friendly line clip – there are plenty of user friendly features – especially for a sub £50 reel.
Understated but built to deliver – big fish too, they come with a CNC machined solid aluminium handle, stainless steel main shaft and a strong, but lightweight graphite body and rotor.
They look like a useful choice for those two or three rod multiple rod set-ups too and they certainly won’t break the bank.
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