Does anyone know the flex number ranges for 16' Carbons

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Does anyone know the flex number ranges for 16' Carbons

Unread postby Borntovault » Sun May 27, 2007 12:06 pm

I am needing to know the flex ranges for 16' 170, 175, 180, and 185 Carbons. I would also like to know if there is anything different from the regular Carbons with the Fiberlight Carbons. Any help would be appreciated.
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Unread postby VTechVaulter » Mon May 28, 2007 6:13 pm

we have a 180 thats a 19.5
a 180 thats a 19.2
a 185 thats a 18.5
a 185 thats a 17.8
a 190 thats a 17.1
a 195 thats a 16.4

these are all x flexes
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Unread postby multicard18 » Mon May 28, 2007 9:16 pm

ive got a 16' 175 19.7

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Unread postby bel142 » Mon May 28, 2007 11:41 pm

Ive got - Pacer carbons in

16' 165 at 21
16' 195 at 15.8
16' 200 at 15
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Unread postby bel142 » Mon May 28, 2007 11:43 pm

I also heard that Jeremy Scott broke a hand full of the unltra light carbons.... Don't know if that means anything...

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16 ft carbon flexs

Unread postby fchipr » Thu May 31, 2007 4:02 am

I have two new manufactured 16-1 c-fxs a 150 and 155: flex is 22.5

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these flex number mean nothing when...

Unread postby Bruce Caldwell » Thu May 31, 2007 6:49 am

These flex numbers are irrelevant without the brand and type of pole made they are from?
ESSX and Spirit are very close on the flex numbers.
Gill on the other hand has a complete different set of values and I beleive it is also difficult with the way the ultra light is made to compare an ultralight with another Gill Carbon or S glass pole!!

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you are certianly correct Bruce

Unread postby fchipr » Thu May 31, 2007 11:38 am

yep yep yep. My experience says your kidding yopurself if your comparing UCS to Gill Fx, as Bruce stated. Heck forget Flexs....ratings aren't even comparable (2.5 -5+ lbs different feel and action to the vaulter) I wish I had experience with Bruce's poles. I hear good things, from smart people. ...especially when transistioning up the line of say 14 series or 15 series. of poles. Nice sail piece designs- and implemented consistantly in the factory build process.

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Unread postby bel142 » Thu May 31, 2007 3:08 pm

becuase the topic was on carbons i assumed people would understand that is what was being talked about.... regardless i edited my statement...

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Unread postby rainbowgirl28 » Thu May 31, 2007 5:39 pm

bel142 wrote:becuase the topic was on carbons i assumed people would understand that is what was being talked about.... regardless i edited my statement...


ESSX makes carbon poles as well, hence the confusion. If you are talking about Gill's carbons you should say CarbonFX or Pacer Carbon.

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Unread postby bel142 » Thu May 31, 2007 6:10 pm

My mistake.... Ill keep that in mind.


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