Review: Sonik Xtractor Rod Sleeves

The Sonik Xtractor Rod Sleeves come under the beady eye of the No.1 products inspector Richard Howard.

Sonik Xtractor Rod Sleeves
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The Sonik Xtractor Rod Sleeves complement their rod range, which I reviewed last week and retail for just £59.99-£69.99.

The 9 ft and 10 ft rods, complete with their collapsible butt sections, have a transport length of just 44 in. and 50 in. respectively, so it should come as no surprise to hear that Sonik have designed these Xtractor Rod Sleeves to fit them perfectly.

Available in two sizes, they’ll accommodate rods with rings up to 50 mm, along with reels of any size.

On one side you’ll find a pocket and a strap, for storing a landing net and a handle, while on the other side there’s some elasticated webbing, for containing bank sticks and alarms.

The sleeves can also be joined together, top and bottom, which helps when carrying multiple rods.

Made from a HD600D PVC material and finished with Sonik’s trademark camou pattern, they also feature a zipped pocket and a webbed carry handle.

The zip on the sleeve itself is positioned at the rear, to prevent damaging your line during transit.

Prices: 9 ft Sleeve £22.99; 10 ft Sleeve £24.99.

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