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 21 
 on: April 22, 2017, 03:18 PM 
Started by Kodama - Last post by Kodama
Thanks all!  Smiley
Now I need to see where I can order a pair with not too much shipping. Once I ordered a couple of spars for a New Tech Maxima and ended paying more shipping than on the actual spars.
Already have the ferrule, just need to got the broken soar out.

 22 
 on: April 22, 2017, 04:07 AM 
Started by brettgrant99 - Last post by thief
I will admit to having to Google fluevogs

 23 
 on: April 21, 2017, 11:42 PM 
Started by coop - Last post by Michel
[...] Personally I like the Vector set I have, its very responsive, easy to see, and has held up very well.

Unfortunatly, with the colored Vector lines, you'll have red, yellow, purple or green hands... Angry



 24 
 on: April 21, 2017, 07:06 PM 
Started by brettgrant99 - Last post by Allen Carter
Macro Ion


 25 
 on: April 21, 2017, 04:24 PM 
Started by brettgrant99 - Last post by goestoeleven
Wow.  Impressive find.  I think you are going to get a lot of PMs . . . . .

 26 
 on: April 21, 2017, 04:23 PM 
Started by brettgrant99 - Last post by coogee
You should buy a couple of lottery tickets

Mike

 27 
 on: April 21, 2017, 04:22 PM 
Started by coop - Last post by coogee
Last bulk line I have bought is Skybond and it is very nice line.

Nothing wrong with LPG.

Make your own line sets, it's easy, ands like Fraser says...replace regularly

The bottom line is use the best quality line that you can find with out having to trek to the Himalayas and wrest it from a Yeti.

Mike

 28 
 on: April 21, 2017, 04:12 PM 
Started by Kodama - Last post by Gamelord
Yup, .196 (5mm) carbon tube, 31 inches long.  E APA fitting with a .196ID aluminum ferrule.

 29 
 on: April 21, 2017, 01:19 PM 
Started by coop - Last post by Hadge
I haven't tried LPG or Vector, but I've used Climax Protec for several years and can't fault it. After initial flying in, line stretch is practically zero, it will take well over 20 twists without any sign of binding and it lasts for ages.  My oldest set I bought 5 years ago secondhand and I still use it! it's very faded, but no sign of any fraying at all. Good stuff!

 30 
 on: April 21, 2017, 12:56 PM 
Started by coop - Last post by Palmahnic
I got a chance to try both Vector and LPG just recently, and I'm definitely sticking with my Climax Protec.
I felt both were not as easy to trick as the Climax is, after a few twists. That's my own personal observation. I also bought a spool and am making my own sets, making the Climax an even cheaper option.

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