With its distinctive diamond wrap and quality components, International V Series IGFA and Stand-Up rods provide anglers with a decided advantage when landing that "once in a lifetime" fish. Constructed with the finest components. All "ARA" stand-up rods have aluminum butts and all Aftco roller guides and top tops. "TS" Rods have slick butts and turbo guides and tip tops. Detachable aluminum butt with all Aftco roller guides and tips. These rods are the perfect compliment to all of Penn's renowned International or Torque Big Game Reels.