The appearance of IM8 carbon is a big step in the development of fishing rods. IM8 carbon rods are light and slim, but they offer enough reserve for secure catching. They can be used in recreational fishing and in fishing tournaments as well.
Plate reel seats are often put to bolognese and telematch rods, as they are able to fix the reel perfecty well to these thin rods. Thanks to their design and reliability they are used in other rod types too. Their usage cannot be simpler. You can fix them to your rod in the blink of an eye.
In the manufacture of SIC guides, technicians are now able to use thin, light eyes. Thanks to the unique benefits of silicon carbide, these light guides remained durable and resistant to fray.