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Carbon fiber gaff blank
Posted by: Alex Lymber (73.85.204.---)
Date: October 03, 2017 10:53PM

I had a request to make an 8ft carbon fiber gaff. Problem is I don't know where to find these blanks. Any suggestions on where to find some? Much appreciated!

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Re: Carbon fiber gaff blank
Posted by: roger wilson (---.hsd1.mn.comcast.net)
Date: October 04, 2017 09:39AM


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Re: Carbon fiber gaff blank
Posted by: Alex Weissman (---.lightspeed.tukrga.sbcglobal.net)
Date: October 04, 2017 01:18PM

You might try a push pole mfg. Mudhole, stiffy, etc. They might sell you the section you need. I noticed all the recommended ones by Roger are fiber glass. The push poles aren't tapered.

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Re: Carbon fiber gaff blank
Posted by: Richard Popola (47.197.134.---)
Date: October 04, 2017 04:31PM

Why does your customer want a carbon fiber gaff?
Rick

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Re: Carbon fiber gaff blank
Posted by: Alex Lymber (---.hsd1.fl.comcast.net)
Date: October 04, 2017 06:00PM

At 8ft plus arm reach, the carbon fiber is lighter and allows for more control.

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Re: Carbon fiber gaff blank
Posted by: Terry Kirk (---.ks.ks.cox.net)
Date: October 04, 2017 06:18PM

What size of fish is being gaffed?

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Re: Carbon fiber gaff blank
Posted by: Alex Lymber (---.hsd1.fl.comcast.net)
Date: October 04, 2017 09:20PM

Typical wahoo, dolphin, blackfin tuna

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Re: Carbon fiber gaff blank
Posted by: Jay Lancaster (---.triad.rr.com)
Date: October 05, 2017 04:49PM

Why would you ask why his customer wants a carbon fiber gaff? I would simply assume that he/she can afford it and it's what he/she wants. More power to them! Find the parts and get paid!

That Mudhole link takes you to Calstart gaff blanks...I don't believe those are carbon fiber.

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Re: Carbon fiber gaff blank
Posted by: Alex Lymber (---.hsd1.fl.comcast.net)
Date: October 13, 2017 06:34AM

Yeah, Mudhole only has the fiberglass. Customer gets what the customer wants!

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Re: Carbon fiber gaff blank
Posted by: Alex Lymber (---.hsd1.fl.comcast.net)
Date: October 13, 2017 06:34AM

Yeah, Mudhole only has the fiberglass. Customer gets what the customer wants!

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