Select Series rods feature a 10" split grip cork handle. Select Series LH rods are custom-designed for anglers who like longer handles with an 11.5-inch split grip cork handle. The Hammer Rods – SELECT Series is Made in the USA. Using the most advanced and proprietary blends of aero-space grade textiles. Each model of the SELECT Series is designed and manufactured by a team of tenured professional rod builders to the precise specifications of the Hammer Rod Brand with attention to detail throughout the construction. All Hammer Rods – SELECT Series features the Fuji Concept “K” guides, Fuji ECSM Reel Seats, and the highest quality of cork grip and fighting butt available in the industry. All Hammer Rod – SELECT Series rods undergo more than 20 Quality Control processes throughout manufacturing. This ensures that each and every rod meets the standards to become a Hammer Rods – SELECT Series.