Reaction is a modern, yet timeless rod that is more"Stealthy"? in the looks. No flashy, glossy paint jobs, no fancy space-age cut out reel seats, no super customized cork grips.. These rods may be a little more subtle in design, but they are equipped with the best cork we could find, the most High-Tec guides and reel seat components from REC and a blank that has been developed and built with well proven manufacturing methods and the very best graphite materials available.
Guideline take advantage of a unique, very advanced reinforcement technology in a very thin special carbon cloth, that ads 10x the strength to a rod blank and also helps in creating a slim-profile ferrule and increased hoop strength. The ferrule areas also integrate a technology that makes the transition points between reinforced areas and the rest of the blank much smoother and without any significant differences in wall thickness. This eliminates many of today's common ferrule breakages in rods. They use a combination of the very best Japanese and US made graphite cloths from the most well known and respected manufacturers. There are 4 different materials used in the rods, ranging from 35 up to a very high 60 MSI in modulus.
As for the rod actions, Guideline wanted to use some of the best from our very popular Le Cie rods, but go one step further in trying to give them a feeling of being more alive and responding with a more pronounced"sling-shot"? effect noticeable in the middle and lower areas of the rod. These rods are not slow, they react fast and very accurate and the tip sections in general are quite powerful, which helps loop control and also enhances the loaded feeling in the lower half of the rod. The tips will also stand up well when pulling both heavy sinking tips and larger flies out of the water for the next cast.
These rods will be easy to get to know. They are forgiving in terms of the casting stroke and they will appeal to a broad majority of intermediate to advanced casters. If high-performing rods with the potential of throwing a long cast whilst maintaining an excellent"harmonic"? feeling are your game, then you should give them a try.
- 9ft 0in #5 4pce : One of the fastest 5-weights Guideline have built and a rod that will be equally up to the challenge of pin-point accuracy as throwing a full line at a shy trophy trout rising in the middle of the river. A small fighting butt adds comfort and balance. Recommended head weight : 11-13 grams
*Rods Designed For Trout : 9ft 0in #5 4pce
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