Kilwell NZ Xantu 702 8-10kg Softbait Rod Product Code: XTU810SP

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The Kilwell Xantu 7' (2.1m) 2 piece Softbait/Slowpitch Rod features a low diameter, lightweight blank,
designed and manufactured in New Zealand. The blank is built from the latest Electrospun Nano fibre plus nano particle resins giving the rod a dramatic increase in flexural lifting
power without increasing weight to the rod.
This rod is hand assembled in Rotorua using:
Fuji K series alconite guides and tip

Ethylene Vinyl Acetate EVA foregrips

Underbound and overbound guides with Gunsmoke thread accents

This rod has a great action and is rated for 8 to 10kg mono, or braid rated PE1.5 to PE2.  Also suitable for Salmon and Canal Trout. For spinning and bait fishing where you need a spin rod
with a bit of grunt!
All Kilwell products, including Xantu rods, now have a Kilwell Lifetime Warranty against faulty materials and workmanship, so we guarantee this gear wont let you down.
In a world first, Kilwell have combined nano particle resin with Xantu.Layer electrospun nanofibre in a fishing rod blank. Nanofibres are defined as fibres with diameters less than 1000
nanometers.  Xantu.Layer is a polymer hybrid of continuous nanofibres forming a non-woven web.  This layer bonds with nano resin and carbon fibre to create a rod blank featuring a
dramatic increase in flexural lifting power, without increasing weight.
 XANTU.LAYER Blank Properties
Increased flexural strength
No decrease in flexural stiffness
Increased interlaminar strength
Enhances resin toughness
Impact energy delocalisation (impact resistance)
Zero increase in laminate weight or thickness
Continuous polymer-metal electrospun nanofibre layer
Ultra-fine 100 nanometre fibre diameter
Ultra-long 200 metre fibre length
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