Hardy Wraith rod. The Hardy Wraith series of fly rods features Hardy's new formulation of the award winning Sintrix material - Sintrix 550. The Wraith exhibits unparalleled recovery and in hand feel for an ultra fast action rod whilst generating incredible line speed and blank stability for improved accuracy. This is the only rod made from the newest Sintrix 550 material. Like the Sintrix 440 used in the Zephrus model, the 550 also has up to a 60% increase in compressive strength and up to 30% weight reduction over traditional graphite but the 550 is 15% stiffer than the 440 making the Wraith an ultra fast action rod. Features a matt dark gray blank color with black wraps, REC black pearl recoil guides, Fuji titanium stripper guide, and dark anodized reel seat with premium burl wood spacer. Comes in a custom gray aluminum tube with engraved metal end caps.