The RAM TUBE 2008 tube holder has been around for a long time and is still one of the most popular rod holders on the market. Attaches to a 1.5" ball mount (not included). Offering the patented RAM rubber ball, socket and ratcheting feature, you can rotate the rod holder 360 degrees, while tilting the cradle forward and back for the optimum angle. The RAM TUBE 2008 tube holder integrates the patented rubber ball and socket design with a self-draining and quick to access tube for the butt of most any fishing rod. The tube is made of extremely durable composite.