New recruit added to distance range

Fox International has expanded its Horizon X5 S rod line with a 12ft 6ins 3.5lb model.

The UK carp brand claims it was compelled to act due to high demand and a number of its consultants requesting the change. Anglers now have the option of choosing between an abbreviated handle and a full shrink handle.

The X5 S up close

For a stronger, lighter, thinner and more powerful blank, the X5-S rods employ cutting-edge carbon technology. Several multi-directional layers of thinner carbon cloth with nanofibre technology are electro-bonded during the curing process. All push-over joints have been built with extra carbon reinforcement. The X5-S blanks have superior recovery to improve casting distance and accuracy while maintaining a superb playing action. These rods are now in a class of their own, with a stylish gunsmoke finish, says FOX.

Key features

  • Ultra-high modulus carbon
  • Multi-directional nanofibre
  • Interlaminar resin
  • 1k carbon wrap
  • Reinforced carbon power joints
  • 50mm – 16mm anti-tangle K-Series gunsmoke guides
  • Fuji 18mm DPS gunsmoke reel seat
  • Updated, understated cosmetics

Watch the video below to learn more about the FOX X5 S rod range

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