The TX 2 carp rod range is based on proven manufacturing processes, using XT60 carbon.
The TX-2 is Shimano’s best selling carp rod range and with good reason. Offering exceptional value, eye watering performance and the largest range of options, including cork handle models, nothing offers more distance, or better playing actions for your money.
If you are looking for a new set of carp rods at a price you can easily justify, TX-2 is for you. With a set of 3 costing considerably less than the price of some single top-of-the-range models, the TX-2 blends great value, impressive performance, and state of the art looks with an unrivalled choice. From short Stalker models to long range Intensity versions, in both slim shrink tube and classic cork handles, there is something for everyone in the TX-2 range.
The High Modulus Full Carbon blanks of the TX-2 have a slim profile and are surprisingly light and well balanced. In fact they feel considerably better than many rods costing considerably more and in use the progressive action really comes into its own. With intensity models capable of hitting 200+ yards in the hands of the very longest casters, you can be sure you won’t be short of length. The cork handle models are a nice touch for those who prefer a more classic look and will certain get plenty of bank-side attention. Fitted with sleek Seaguide Zirconia guides and a Shimano custom designed DPS reel seat the TX-2 is available in a full range of lengths and strengths including specialised application models for stalker and floater fishing.
The TX-2 range of rods have a slim and powerful blank which balance perfectly with most big pit reels. With a budget conscious price point and outstanding performance, the TX2 family have become firm favourites with carp anglers of all levels. Based on the old Tribal velocity blanks, this notoriety shouldn’t be a surprise as the previous models achieved a solid reputation from anglers all across Europe.
The TX2 range of rods are the true ‘work horse’ off the Shimano specimen rod stable with numerous Tribal Ambassadors placing their trust in them. The TX2 ticks all the boxes when it comes to buying a modern specimen carp rod with outstanding performance and without breaking the bank.
- High Modulus Full Carbon blank with slim profile and progressive action for excellent casting performance
- High quality Seaguide Zirconia guides (50mm starter guide on longer models)
- Custom designed Shimano DPS reel seat
- Slim shrink tube handle options
- Application models for stalking and floater fishing