Utilizing the latest materials and technology, Echo crafted a family of rods that'll help the "greenest of greenhorns" toss tight loops like a pro. Whether you're new to the sport, or looking for a solid back-up to add to your quiver, the ECHO BASE offers quality and performance for a VERY reasonable amount of dough. This medium-fast action phenom casts "freaky good", and the four peice travel design is perfect for packing when adventure calls. Durable? Yup. Maintenance free reel seat and quality components = years of fun. Grab a new ECHO BASE, and GET OUT THERE!