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Old 04-20-2013, 12:47 PM
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Where do you get yours? My last order came from ACP composites, think that was the name. LHS is very exspensive.
Sold all my glows n fly mostly foamies now except for one gasser.
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Old 04-20-2013, 01:07 PM
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Thanks Karol, but those are kind of short. I have ordered lots of other stuff from them.
ACPSales.com is where I got my last ones, 48 inches. Midwest are 40 inches or 1016 mm.
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Old 04-21-2013, 05:47 AM
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What size do you need.
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I think your subject statement is an oxymoran I've never found cheep cf tubing anywhere!
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Old 05-26-2013, 09:28 PM
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I agree with Roger, "carbon fiber" and "cheap" are mutually exclusive terms! Having said that, you might try somebody who sells stunt kit supplies and replacement parts as CF tube features prominantly in there design.
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Old 05-27-2013, 03:36 AM
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Default RE: Inexspensive carbon fiber tube

I've had very good luck with dragonplate.com Their service is excellent and their prices are reasonable.

For example, a 1/2" OD tube 72" long with 0.10 wall thickness is about $26. They have a huge product lineup.
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Try tnt landing gear these guys they have been great to me. They sell them with or without the socket. They only have aluminum tubes but the ones I have got from them are very good quality and seem to be quite light weight.


http://www.tntlandinggear.com/store/shop/wing_tubes.htm
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First off.. what kind of carbon fiber are you looking for?

Pulltruded tubes
unidirectional tubes
Wrapped tubes


theres a whole lot of different types of CF
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[link=http://Goodwinds.com]Good winds[/link]
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