this rod was used as a demo rod for a loomis rep, the rod looks brand new but may have been handled in conventions or cast indoors. We rate this rod a 9.5/10 with 10 being brand new. We are offering free shipping on this rod to the lower 48, there will be a added charge to PO boxes or outside the lower 48. We are asking $375 the rods MSRP was $495. PLEASE NOTE: This rod was just discontinued earlier this year but the warranty on this rod is still valid and is like buying a rod new off the shelf. You can contact us here or call us during regular business hours at 253-472-2420.