These perfectly balanced SCIII graphite rods with IPC technology combine premium Pac Bay Minima micro guides with a small stripper guide for casting precision that borders on the unfair. Features a neoprene skin handle that serves up unmatched comfort. Grip actually improves when it gets wet. Integrated Poly Curve (IPC) tooling technology. Premium, high-modulus SCIII graphite. Incredibly lightweight and sensitive with superb balance and extreme strength. Pac Bay Minima micro guide configuration for high performance and improved durability by eliminating insert failure, plus 20-30% weight savings compared to ceramic guides. Pac Bay Minima casting reel seat/black hood provides maximum rod blank exposure and is 30% lighter than conventional trigger reel seats. Pac Bay Minima spinning reel seat/black hood provides maximum rod blank exposure and is 10-20% lighter than conventional spinning reel seats. Contoured handle provides split-grip performance. Featuring a precision-shaped core wrapped with a neoprene skin for maximum comfort and sensitivity. EVA trim pieces provide additional refinement. Two coats of Flex Coat slow-cure finish.