Ugly Stik GX2 rods offer better balance for lighter feel, improved components and eye catching cosmetics for a more modern look. Ugly Stik GX2 rods offer several new features. Ugly Tech construction, a combination of Graphite and fiberglass, creates a strong, yet sensitive rod with better balance for a lighter weight feel. Ugly Tuff guides feature new one-piece stainless steel guides to eliminate insert pop outs and can be used with all types of line, including braid. Ugly Stik Clear Tip design for extra strength and added sensitivity. Durable and lightweight EVA grips and enhanced cosmetics for a more modern look. All this and a seven-year warranty make the new Ugly Stik GX2 an outstanding choice.