The Predator is the world's first Carbon Fiber Taper and the benefits that come with this are endless. The Columbia Taper is a precision built tool that has been perfected over 38 years, but now it is also significantly lighter than all other tapers on the market and dent proof. This tool will tape flats and angles effortlessly year after year. From less drag in the corners to our easy to remove cap for cleaning, this tool will not let you down. Stainless steel side plates and cable drum and creaser arms offer a lifetime of corrosion resistance. The Patent Pending Pump Action cutting sleeve gives the operator a smoother glide over teflon bearings, superb grip and the pull ring is great for higher ceilings. The Predator maintains it's stable temperature and remains warm to the touch. Every taper comes standard with an adjustable brake and quick release for tape changing. The Titanium pull rod is just another detail that adds style and edge to this innovative, unique taper. If you are serious about taping and care how a taper feels and performs this is the one for you.