Author Topic: Good Carbon for strikers  (Read 413 times)

Offline Rob Cunningham

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Good Carbon for strikers
« on: April 03, 2018, 12:55:56 PM »
I bought some striker carbon from Grassy Creek or Brookside ( cant remember), but the carbon seems to be really soft. When I tried using it, it kind of flattened on the side I was using and made the call have a low dull sound. Does anyone know where to get good hard carbon rods for strikers?

Offline LagrueCustomCalls

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Re: Good Carbon for strikers
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2018, 01:27:18 PM »
I've not built a carbon striker yet, but I used to build a lot of stuff out of carbon fiber.

When I did, I bought much of my carbon rod and tube from Kite suppliers. Kite builders use all sorts of different shapes of rod and tubes, and the tubes have varying wall thicknesses.
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Re: Good Carbon for strikers
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2018, 01:31:33 PM »
Try a carbon arrow shaft.

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Offline Rob Cunningham

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Re: Good Carbon for strikers
« Reply #3 on: April 04, 2018, 11:30:01 AM »
Thanks for the replies. I thought of maybe trying a carbon arrow shaft, but I was thinking that the wall thickness would be too thin. I never thought of a kite supplier. I will give it a try.
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Offline Rob Cunningham

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Re: Good Carbon for strikers
« Reply #4 on: April 05, 2018, 12:50:06 PM »
Ordered some carbon rods from a kite supplier. I will let you know how they work out!

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Re: Good Carbon for strikers
« Reply #5 on: April 05, 2018, 01:57:52 PM »
Glad to hear that idea at least has some potential!
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Re: Good Carbon for strikers
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2018, 11:16:32 AM »
Ordered some carbon rods from a kite supplier. I will let you know how they work out!
Just checking to see if U have a update. THANKS