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    Summit pro LD shafts

    I will, over on the recent Midwest thread...
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    Midwest Carbon Technologies 'Excel' .....??

    So, Lol, answering my questions, talked to the person behind the Midwest Carbon Tech FB page, very quick responding and good answers. He said that the sound was a main focus while developing this shaft (4 yrs now), and it's foam (or ?) filled, didn't specify and didn't acknowledge specifically...
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    Summit pro LD shafts

    I just did it garczar (are you a gar fisherman ;) ?), I ordered the Midwest Carbon shaft. Like you said, only one mild evening drinkin' more $$. Hardest part for me was deciding which size tip since I've been using 13 mm all my life I just went 12.4 mm so it's not too drastic a change, and...
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    Summit pro LD shafts

    I've only seen Eddie's vids on YT where he's pretty impressed with them at that low price range. Been tempted to get one to see if I like smaller tip sizes. Hope we get some feedback - for the price they seem hard to beat. Any other cheap true LD shafts out there?
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    XLR8 CF shafts. Anybody play one yet?

    I've talked to the guy, Matt, on FB, he's super helpful and responsive. On that note I've almost bought one, but I haven't decided what tip size to get. He's on his second gen of the XLR8 shaft. The earlier ones were foam filled, now they're lined with a damping material, and from the low budget...
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    Midwest Carbon Technologies 'Excel' .....??

    Tell us about how it hits? What's the sound like? Deflection, if you got a way of measuring it? What tip size did you get? How is the finish texture and how is it holding up? Has the matte finish turned glossy where you contact it a lot? I guess that's gonna happen no matter what, right?
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