Browning's Xitan Z12 pole set a new performance standard with its fine balance of rigidity, strength and weight, plus a host of totally unique features. They have continued to push the boundaries of pole design, and for 2015 they have introduce a new pole that will again set the standard by which all other poles are judged – they present the Z14-1.
By using new types of Silica Reinforced Carbon and resins – the first time in pole manufacture - they have been able to produce a new and outstanding competition pole which is significantly stiffer, lighter and stronger than the Z12. This is a serious pole for serious anglers – those who demand the very best tackle that money can buy. Every aspect of the Z14-1 has been optimised – from topkits to butt sections… and everything else in between. Even paint use has been minimised as they know that performance on the bank is more important than showroom appeal to discerning anglers.
The Z14-1 is built on the same mandrel as the Z12 and it is a true 16m pole without the need for a mini-extension. It inherits all Xitan advanced features and also introduces some totally new concepts including: