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SONIK ZX Series

Discussion in 'Tackle & Equipment Discussions' started by rockfisher66, Feb 14, 2016.

  1. rockfisher66

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    Has anyone owned/used these rods for fishing and can give an honest review on them- not interested in the snap/crackle and pop comments by people who have heard or read about them only ....
    Want to know if they are similar action to the SK4 series? also whats the bite detection like on them? how stiff is the rod tip? and any other relevant info -
    cheers
     
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    Are these a new line of rods? Never heard of them.
     
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    Are these the rods that are replacing the soink gravity?
     
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    Just looked on Gerrys site and these are the new rods to upgrade the gravity surf.
    They are exactly the same rod with a stiffer tip.
    I have a pair of gravity 15' , i use them every where, i think they are great rods.
    I cant see why you would need a stiffer tip.
    The tip on mine are just about perfect.
    Well that's my opinion.
     
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    The ZX isn't the gravity surf replacement. They're a completely new range of rods. The New gravity rods have a blue blank and hollow carbon tips rather than spliced glass tips.
     
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    Have to agree - I love my gravity rod and can't see any need to change it. Its perfect as it is!
     
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    it is said they are very light an well balanced this is all I have heard so far
     
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    Sonik ZX200G - review



    Took me 5 minutes to find it........
     
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    lol- what would he know about rods, would do more damage to a brand , I'm a Sonik agent and surprised they let him do this so called review, **** I better be careful I might end been threatened by him lol

    Any way I have 2 of the rods and they are nice, easy to cast ,finished well, bite detection not to bad, I think the reel seats could be upgraded abit ,maybe a another layer of shrink wrap would work as I find the butts abit to slim for my hands, saying that they are good rods. I will order more along with the new HT
     
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    Personally its a fair review done from the view point of the average beach angler. He admits in the second part to be very average in his casting ability (which most are) and the rod works for him.
    Sea Angler reviews used to have less insight.
    components, design and price point rod looks to be a good if not spectacular middle of the ground rod with features that would suit most users.
     
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    The video when you were casting it is the best lol he mullered it he leathered it!! Nope he wildly thrashed at it like a girl running from a wasp!!! :)
     
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    I love this video lol
     
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    Putting the 'Pimp' to one side, had a waggle with the 200g one of these in a local store recently.

    Very very light, slim, pokey though with a firmish tip. Jap shrink on the butt and a sliding reel seat that runs the risk of actually working without backing tape.

    I was very impressed to be honest, if you are not a badge tart they are worth a look I recon.
     
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    they are a nice rod but defo not a zippy m4gt as tony describes them!
     
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    Would you say the M4GT is more powerful? I've been looking at the Sonik ZX and owned The M4gt, just a comparison really, Thanks
     
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    completely different
     
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    suppose the Glass tip makes the bite detection better on the zippy but could both rods do the same job? Clean/mixed/rough, Thanks
     
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