NRX is the culmination of what we have been doing at G.Loomis since day one. We have been continually striving to build the best rod on the planet. Laminates, resin, mandrels, components and the know how you expect from loomis. I bought it the past fall, but it's barely been fished. I'd give it a 9.8 out of 10(10 being new). Asking $650/Retails for $815. Buyer pays shipping. Serious Inquires only. Paypal accepted. Pictures furnished upon request.