The tube is a bit marked and scratched due to storage problems, but all the rods, including this one, are in excellent condition. If you are looking for a top class Sage rod, these rods are indeed that. Please no comments about the tubes. Comes with its original packaging. Just ignore the marks on the tube, the rod is in mint condition. This rod was bought in 2016 and has spent most of its life in storage. The tube is not mint and has several marks, but the rod is very good. The item "Hardy Zenith Sintrix 14'6 #9 4pce Fly Fishing Rod" is in sale since Saturday, December 19, 2020. This item is in the category "Sporting Goods\Fishing\Rods & Poles". The seller is "reeld_60" and is located in Chester. This item can be shipped worldwide.