These quality carp rods from Daiwa are absolutely awesome!! The carp lads at Ted Carterand#39;s still canand#39;t believe how many of these rods they sell. They were our TOP SELLING carp rod last year and are again proving there great value for money by record sales, yet again. Slim and stealthy looking the Emcast range of carp rods compliment their BR reel counterpart very well. With blank diameter and finish more common on higher price ranges all models feature a 50mm butt guide and shrink grip handles. The range also includes a 13 3.5lb model and a 4.5lb spod version. Recommended lines: 10lb - 20lb. Slim powerful blanks. Matt low glare finish. Fuji DPS reel seat. EVA fore grip with aluminium trim ring. 50mm double leg butt ring. Single leg intermediate rings. Slim abbreviated shrink tube rear handle. Aluminium butt cap with logo. Recommended casting weight: 4ozs ( Spod model 12ozs).