IT'S been well over a decade since the original Team Daiwa X rods were released.
This year Daiwa Australia is reintroducing a range of its well received and proven Team Daiwa X rods. Daiwa says TDX rods are made of HSD graphite to deliver an ultra thin, sensitive and lightweight blank with micro pitch tapering for added strength and speed. For extra power and strength in the lower section, 3DX wrapping eliminates blank twist and distortion, allowing more accurate casting. As the blank does not twist or distort when loaded, it is able to produce more power than any other rod of similar diameter due to the strength of 3DX wrapping.
A technically advanced blank requires the best guides available. TDX rods feature the new Fuji KR concept guides. The KR guide uses the "Rapid Choke" theory, by choking the line faster and getting it closer it to the blank earlier, it dramatically increases the rod performance.
The TDX rods also feature Daiwa's unique Tournament reel seats for maximum ergonomics, these are attached directly to the blank to transfer the slightest vibration to your hand, triple A grade cork grips for weight reduction/sensitivity and a Polyfluor finish for impact resistance.
TDX rods are available in 11 different models in spin and baitcast configurations.
More info at: www.daiwafishing.com.au
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