It was designed to have the same action as a Truline D8. Truline D8's are very hard to find and when you do find one they can cost a thousand dollars or more. If the rod is something that you want to fish rather than add to your collection then it makes sense to buy a Seeker Pinhead for a couple of hundred dollars and then fish the hell out of it without worrying about it breaking or getting damaged. A lot of people really like the old school action of the D8's. I have 2 of the Pinhead 36's and they are nice rods. I fish them all the time for 25 and 30 lb.
I’m a seeker guy and hate the d8; there are some variations of the seeker d8 that are better than others but the rod in general just sucks. It’s a noodle - barely heavy enough to fish 30. If you enjoy getting your ass kicked and seeing your rod bend in half then that’s good for you. if you want to venture into vintage/lb seekers (or seekers in general) there’s a lot better places to put your money.
either way people like what they like - the green glass does look pretty fuckn cool out in the sun