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Old 01-12-2012, 03:45 AM
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Does anyone knows how to enlarge the length of CF rods to be used as push rods. I need 4.5 feet long rod but most i found are 3.5 feet in length....

Do you guys do the joint internally by use of metal rod to join 2 CF rods together or use external coupling method with sleeve over main rod to join them together....

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Old 01-12-2012, 05:13 AM
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An external (carbon fibre tube) sleeve will be much stiffer than an internal one.

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Old 01-12-2012, 12:33 PM
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An external (carbon fibre tube) sleeve will be much stiffer than an internal one.

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Thanks Magne, i shall do it this way then...
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If your sleeve is made from uni-direction material or pultruded then you want to wrap the tube with some fiber to prevent it from splitting.

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48 inch http://www.centralhobbies.com/contro...e/pushrod1.htm
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