Re-engineered for 2012, even lighter SCIV graphite blanks not only feature St. Croix's exclusive ART and IPC technology, but with the re-tooling comes NSi (Nano Silica) resin-a 3M technology (3M Matrix Resin)-for improved durability. Fine-tuned with premium components like the new, small-sized Fuji K Series tangle-free guides and Fuji's newest reel seats. Integrated Poly Curve (IPC) tooling technology. Advanced Reinforcing Technology (ART). High-modulus/high-strain SCIV graphite with NSi resin. Featuring 3M Matrix Resin for unparalleled strength and durability. Technique-specific bass series features unrivaled technology and performance. Fuji K Series Tangle-Free Concept Guides with Alconite rings and polished frames. Ideal for super braid, mono and fluorocarbon lines, the sloped frame and ring "shed" tangles before they become a problem. Fuji SK2 split reel seat for the ultimate in light weight and sensitivity. Machined-aluminum wind check and trim pieces. Split-grip/super-grade cork handle. Two coats of Flex Coat slow-cure finish.