Solid glass blanks with blank through handle construction for added strength and lifting power. EVA fore grips are lightweight and comfortable. Handles are fitted with machined hood aluminum reel seats and aluminum gimbals with covers. Built with AFTCO or quality turbo aluminum oxide guides, each guide is triple wrapped and coated with UV resistant technology. Durable, lightweight hard butts offer easy removal from rod holders. (SSU3080C, SSU3080C6, SSU3080AR, SSU50100AR) .Premium aluminum butt on ARA models offer increased durability for tough fishing (S3080ARA, S50100ARA) .A $7.00 oversize packaging charge applies to this item as it ships in a long heavy duty tube to protect your items. This fee will still apply when discount shipping coupons are used.