1m long carbon pole - 11g

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Re: 1m long carbon pole - 11g

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Mon Nov 19, 2018 8:55 pm

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Re: 1m long carbon pole - 11g

Post by jBay » Thu Nov 29, 2018 11:25 pm

Have they arrived?

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Re: 1m long carbon pole - 11g

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Fri Nov 30, 2018 11:07 am

Have they arrived?
Yes. Now sat in a box under my bench ... I'm up above my ears in stuff to to do and it's not at the top of the list :wink:
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Re: 1m long carbon pole - 11g

Post by jBay » Thu Jan 31, 2019 7:49 am

Happy New Year, any progress on the spreader poles?

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Re: 1m long carbon pole - 11g

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:11 pm

Not yet convinced it's going to work without some mechanical means of holding the sections together. I had hoped the tension of the tarp would do the trick but in a wind the tarp moves and obviously both sides don't move in unison, meaning the tension holding the sections together comes and goes, blah, blah.

I'll keep at it.
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Re: 1m long carbon pole - 11g

Post by jBay » Thu Jan 31, 2019 2:16 pm

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I assume you’re using shock cord like Warbonnet?
The downward pull of the tarp I would think also holds the joints together?

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Re: 1m long carbon pole - 11g

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:05 pm

Are you not listening?
I assume you’re using shock cord like Warbonnet?
Not yet convinced it's going to work without some mechanical means of holding the sections together. (WB are using hollow DAC sections, I'm using solid carbon rod)
The downward pull of the tarp I would think also holds the joints together?
I had hoped the tension of the tarp would do the trick but in a wind the tarp moves and obviously both sides don't move in unison, meaning the tension holding the sections together comes and goes.
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Re: 1m long carbon pole - 11g

Post by jBay » Thu Jan 31, 2019 3:41 pm

More reading while on conference calls.

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Re: 1m long carbon pole - 11g

Post by jBay » Thu Apr 25, 2019 1:45 pm

Does this flex enough to make a half moon in a Bivi entry?

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Re: 1m long carbon pole - 11g

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Thu Apr 25, 2019 2:53 pm

Does this flex enough to make a half moon in a Bivi entry?
It would but it would all depend on the length of the pole, obviously the longer it is, the more flex available and the less stress involved.
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Re: 1m long carbon pole - 11g

Post by jBay » Tue May 07, 2019 2:16 pm

Thinking like a D - flat section 100cm and curved pole 130/140cm, pole in sections, 3 or 4 pieces

Possible Stuart?

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Re: 1m long carbon pole - 11g

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Tue May 07, 2019 3:50 pm

Thinking like a D - flat section 100cm and curved pole 130/140cm, pole in sections, 3 or 4 pieces

Possible Stuart?
Should be. I'll go and see what I've got.
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