Trabucco Fishing - 2022 International Catalog - English

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RODS TECHNOLOGIES

RODS TECHNOLOGIES

It’s well known that all joints connecting rod’s sections are weak points, both from strength and action’s point of view, as they cause those “dead spots” which are risky in term of breakage, beyond the bad looking. The solution is hidden in the X-JOINT technology, which means that - on joints area - carbon cloths are laid by 45° angle instead of 90°. • Perfect curve, without dead spots. • Unique coexistence of flexibility and stiffness. • Less oscillations at the end of casting, which means quicker re-alignment of guides. • Higher structural strength, because stress is dispersed through the blank, instead of being concentrated on joint’s ends. Within X-Joint by Trabucco, the carbon cloth is wound by two directions, and such construction is visible on top end of each section.

In the rods produced with the computer assistance, the joint’s precision is so high that, when they are wet, it is possible to form the vacuum, resulting in very tight section’s locking. The problem is prevented by creating thin air chambers through cross bands milled on the male side of each joint.

On the butt section, the special 45° gradient of the upper carbon layers is clearly visible. It counteracts torsion in the blank, protecting it from breakage but mainly increasing casting distance and accuracy, because the longitudinal carbon fibers and rod’s guides keep their alignment during the cast. So all the rod with Twist Free technology perform like a knife, rather than - in a mess - like a whip.

On the recent surfcasting rods shines the new Trabucco section’s alignment system, which is based on three lines instead of two, exactly as in the most advanced tracking devices and in high precision optics. The concept starts from the physical characteristics of the human eye, which has a higher bisection capacity rather than alignment. Only laser can do the job better!

The best rods for saltwater boat fishing feature a special solution around the solid tip, which is a part subject to breakages, not only because it is intended to be dramatically curved under heavy loads. STS is a spiral winding which protects it from any risk, but such reinforcement doesn’t affect the sensitivity of the tip, because the spiral follows the bend elastically, actually distributing the stress along the entire structure.

It’s the most sophisticated material employed in the production of Trabucco rods: a super high modulus carbon, whose layers are carefully assembled with exclusive nano-technological resins to obtain extremely light, compact, resistant sheets which are able to provide a sharp reaction in front of any sort of strain. Its proven strength enables our engineers to even use it in the most advanced surf casting rods.

High modulus carbon material, located very close to the fantastic LRCCX2 in the list of high grade materials. Since the resin distribution is less dramatic, it’s possible to combine it with lower modulus materials, to generate light and strong rods with size by size programmed action to face the most various fishing conditions.

Before getting through the curing process, the carbon blanks are wound by a special tape, which is free from any elasticity to contrast the expansion of the metallic mandrel. In such way, the resins are well distributed within carbon layers. The narrower the tape’s pitch, the lower the resin content, and consequently the rod’s blank will be lighter and reactive, thus perfect to create high grade fishing rods.

The super sharp actioned rods aren’t needed in all fishing styles: for example, bolognese or telescopic poles differ from carp fishing or boat rods, where reaction times are slower and the stress is heavier and longer. That’s why CX1 is so important, with its special balance between strength and lightness which, compared to Micro Pitch version, gives the rod a lower reactivity both during cast and strike.

The rod’s blank is carefully wound by a carbon yarn braiding, which contrasts the ovalization under stress. As a consequence, the tubular is far stronger and, at the same time, the whole rod is definitely sharper. Both results are achieved without any sensible weight increase.

The high end technology is not purely concentrated on top of the range products, but also gives the best in case of intermediate ones, where price counts. Made from a blend of carbon and fibreglass, it finds place in all branches of sport fishing.

When the rod has to be able to cope with the strong pulls and withstand the accidents of hard life at sea side, a special armor is needed for the carbon blank. Here come into play filaments or carbon bands, to form a highly protective wrapping.

It is the most widely used material for medium range rods, because it’s perfect to solve at the same time all problems linked to costs and performances. The final products are nice to handle and quite durable, even if called to face hard life on the water.

A special fibreglass material, able to develop outstanding strength in front of extreme stress, but also to bear the inevitable abuse due to inexperienced handling. This is the perfect material for rods destined to occasional or novice anglers.

Based on fiberglass, this material shows layers linked by an advanced system of epoxy resins. As a consequence, its structure is extremely compact, and generate tubular blanks which are particularly strong and durable.

A special finish of blank’s surface repels water droplets which inevitably wet the rod, both during rainy or sunny days. This prevents line from sticking to the blank, an inconvenience which heavily affects casting distances, specially with light rigs.

Carbon fibers are the active core of any rod, but nothing would be possible without the contribution of the resins that cement its layers. The finest the resins are, the better they fill the spaces; in case of nanometer resins, the level is maximum.

Carbon fibers oriented according to an innovative concept are able to contrast torsional stresses, which are the worst enemy for any rod’s blank. In fact, in addition to putting its integrity at risk, they negatively affect casting accuracy and distance.

When a rod is designed to face extreme stress and maybe some shocks, its joints need to be adequately protected to last long time. We solve this problem with High Resistance carbon bands, applied orthogonally to longitudinal fibers.

Within any telescopic rods, the joint’s precision is quite important to grant absence of play, not only to avoid noise, but mainly for a complete power transfer. For this reason, Trabucco rods are produced under the computer assistance.

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