Sonik have become synonymous with affordable quality, its products constantly out perform their price point and as such have become a go-to brand for novice carp anglers or more experienced anglers looking to buy multiple rods and reels as a set.
The Vader X range of rods, reels and landing nets exemplify Sonik’s reputation and offer sublime build quality paired with high performance. Its no wonder Sonik are making a name for themselves on the carping scene.
All Vader X reels are finished in a sleek matte black, accentuated with a retro look barrel shaped wooden handle, very popular in recent years. Silver detailing of the twin line clips and bail arm screws coupled with the Vader X branding on the base of the spool round off an incredibly smart looking reel.
The reel itself features a durable graphite body and rotor, complete with twin spring-loaded line clips, allowing you to measure wraps and cast accordingly, with the benefit of twin clips, you can clip up two different distances to fish to. The Vader X reels are also provided with two fully forged and anodised long cast aluminium spools, fitted with a large diameter bail arm and large bail roller the Vader X 8000 reel will keep tangles to a minimum. The spool is fitted with a micro adjust front drag system for easy adjustment once your new PB carp has beelined for the nearest snag and you need to persuade it towards the bank.
With a 4.6:1 retrieve, recovering 1.1m line per turn of the handle and a spool capacity of 380 yards of 12lb line the Sonik reel will cover all your spodding needs with ease. The Vader X Spod Reel comes with the bonus of being pre-loaded with 200m of 30lb braid.