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Bigshu

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I'm curious if fiberglass or carbon fiber tubes can be substituted for aluminum tubes, for spars or rudder posts, or other structural parts. It seems like the tensile strength can be comparable, but I don't know about other considerations like bending loads, etc.
 

Bigshu

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Unfortunately, that's well beyond my skill set. I found a guy that had a rudder post for sale (2024 T3, 56", for a vp 2) I hope it's in good condition. I've had no luck finding the right spec from a metal dealer.
 
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