Sokkia's Builder Series Tripods are a combination of wood and fiberglass. They are light weight, have a hand hold hole in one leg, and come complete with a shoulder carrying strap. Protective coating helps prevent water from soaking into the wooden parts. Colored Yellow with black, the Builder Series have become more popular for their ease of use and durability. All Sokkia Builder Series Tripods come with plastic head cover and 1-year limited warranty.