Special offer blank, Vortex or Ti forged guides and carbon reel seat bundle. Atrex Blanks are American Tackles brand of rod blank. These blanks are finished in 1K woven fabric and are the basis for a high quality rod build. This 12' 3.5lb blank makes a good all round carp rod with good distance capability. We would class it a little under the nominated 3.5lb, but more than 3.25lb Choose TiForged or Vortex guides when ordering.