The SWAGE Gimbal's design is a break with the traditional in that it is made with light, highly elastic material. This Gimbal can be used for different fishing types. The six pressure points disperse the pressure when fighting fish and reeling-in. The ball-and socket design prevents the rod from slipping out at wide angles. It has been tested to a breaking strength of 300Kg, a crushing pressure of 100kg and temperature range of -50 to +50 degrees centigrade. There were no changes in material or shape. The product was tested for over 2000 hours for UV protection, pressure salt water corrosion.