These tempered aluminum poles are hard gold anodized with stainless steel threaded ends. The sling is made of black surgical rubber and adjusts easily for power variation and is replaceable. The Breakdown Polespear is a 6'8' polespear that breaks down to 36'. It comes with a carrying case and the #846 Paralyzer Tip. The total length is 7'10' with the paralyzer tip attached.