Composite rudder shaft

Discussion in 'Materials' started by Steve W, Jan 10, 2015.

  1. Steve W
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    Im looking for a source where i can buy an off the shelf composite shaft or thick wall tube for use as a rudder shaft for a 30ft sailboat. I have been googling around and there are plenty of manufacturers of pultruded rod but im looking for rod or tubing designed with axial reinforcement as well as longitudinal uni. So far i have come up blank in my online search so if anyone here has a lead it would be greatly appreciated.

    Steve.
     
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