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Ben Arthurs 128/04/2020 09:39:40
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Hello ,

I am trying to source a wing joining tube that is at least 50 mm diameter and 1150 in length ..

Slec and Fighteraces only list up 1m long ..



SR 7128/04/2020 09:56:49
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Look on ebay for the carbon tube and make your own outer tube from fibre glass, thats how i do mine

Ask the supplier of the tube to cut it to the length you want


Callsign Tarnish28/04/2020 10:52:18
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I use Easy Composites for the tube and make the outer as above.

Tim Flyer29/04/2020 15:24:33
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I have used Aluminium Warehouse quite a bit . Very cheap and custom cut to length required. When I last ordered I also ordered other bits like aluminium angles to use to make building jigs and long squared sections to usd as clamps / straight edges etc. Here is the link **LINK**

sorry didn’t see whether u specified carbon . Anyway it might be useful for some 

Edited By Tim Flyer on 29/04/2020 15:28:47

Edited By Tim Flyer on 29/04/2020 15:30:08

Chris Walby29/04/2020 16:10:21
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+1 for Easy Composites for fast service

Only note, some of the tubes ID's have a seam and hence another carbon tube will not slide inside. Tried all sorts of ways to clean the inside out, but failed so far!

Anyone tried Bucks Composites?

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