High-quality, lightweight IM8 blank with carbon nano tube technology. Stainless steel guides with aluminum oxide inserts. Mid-sized guides are smaller than standard guides to reduce weight and provide better casting performance. Lew's® exclusive soft touch skeletal reel seats further reduce weight and allow for more contact with the blank, better feel and a better grip. Premium EVA duracork split grip handles. Lew's® limited 1 year warranty.