Vision wanted to bring out the new generation of XO single hand fly rods only if they could make significant improvements on the materials. Graphene made this possible. 3 years of testing prototypes and actions lead to the launch of XO Graphene fly rods. With this new material available and with it being the strongest tested material in the world it required a lot of testing and tuning of action. When one of these rods is cast for the first time the difference is noticeble right away. Graphene makes it possible to make stronger rods with less material which results actionwise in unbelievable strength combined with smooth action.
The long #3 weight rods are made especially for Euro nymphing. They feature a down-locking reel seat for better balance, tight spacing of small single leg guides to prevent line sagging for perfect drag free drifts and a tangle free tip with the top guide being a double leg snake guide. These 2 models are designed together with some of the best competition anglers in the world.
The 9' #5 has a slightly softer action compared to the other XO Graphene rods. The action can still be described as medium fast but in the softer spectrum.
- Medium fast action
- Four piece rods
- Unsanded & unpainted blank for the best action
- Graphene is the strongest tested material in the world
- Novel reel seat design
- Up-locking precision machined aluminium reel seat on #5, #6, #7
- Down-locking precision machined aluminium reel seat on #3 weight rod models
- 10'3'' & 11'4'' #3 rods are made especially for Euro nymphing
- AAA Portuguese cork with rubber cork reinforcements
- Patented single leg REC nickel titanium alloy guides
- Titanium stripping guides
- Supplied in a custom aluminium tube with engraved metal end caps together with a cloth bag
XO Graphene Fly Rods available in 7 models: Blank color: Carbon, more details see chart.
Lightweight transport tube from aluminum and cloth case included.
10 years warranty*
Vision imparts the registered first owner a special XO-10 years guarantee against manufacturer's and material defects as well as rod break. In any case of breakage spare parts can be ordered at reasonable prices as long as they are available. Shipping and Handling costs do apply to warranty issues.
Handle style/Reel Seat
|XO Graphene||10'3''||#3||4||Half Wells, down-lock aluminum reel seat||medium-fast||83g.|
|XO Graphene||11'4''||#3||4||Half Wells, down-lock aluminum reel seat||medium-fast||88g.|
|XO Graphene||9'||#5||4||Half Wells, up-lock aluminum reel seat||medium-fast||75g.|
|XO Graphene||9'3''||#5||4||Full Wells, up-lock aluminum reel seat||medium-fast||82g.|
|XO Graphene||9'7''||#5||4||Full Wells, up-lock aluminum reel seat||medium-fast||84g.|
|XO Graphene||9'3''||#6||4||Full Wells, up-lock aluminum reel seat||medium-fast||85g.|
|XO Graphene||9'7''||#7||4||Full Wells, up-lock aluminum reel seat||medium-fast||108g.|