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« on: February 28, 2010, 09:38 AM »

what size rods for a 5 foot high and 4 foot wide rok  not concerned of length 

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« Reply #1 on: February 28, 2010, 10:10 AM »

i used p300's all around...
you can use glaspars c30s if you can find them.....
or .2100 rod all around....

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« Reply #2 on: February 28, 2010, 10:47 AM »

Steve, the Rok spar reference chart at KB suggests FG .370 spine and .248 spreaders. You can spar up or down depending on your target wind range. FG will give you more flex but carbon could be used in the right circumstances.

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« Reply #3 on: February 28, 2010, 08:57 PM »

Premier uses P300's in their 78" x 68" rok's, I've had no problems with any of them, we have 4 or 5. Should be more then adaquate in a 60" size, I bet you could probably go with P200 spreaders. Guess I should say P3X and P2X now since the 100 series is gone.


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