Loop's new Xact series has a smooth, deep, medium-fast action that is both forgiving and precise. This is no traditional entry-level stick and represents a lot of rod for the money. All the technology, style and feeling at a realistic price. Triangular reel seat and cork mix handle. Triangular reel-seat with a permanent lock – easier to put the reel in place. Form follows function. Ceramic stripping guides and durable chrome snake-guides with double coating. Rod model inscription and dot mark on ferrules for correct fit on rod sections. Comes in cloth bag and pentagon shaped cordura tube.