Being curious how it will perform I've finished one. My experience tells that to finish both ends of the shaft at the tip (vault plate, pad, the tip) and at the joint (insert and depending on what thread so on) ....well here is the work you're familiar working with your wooden shafts. I've had much more questions and thoughts on what is the best way (material so on) to fill the blank. For me that is much more interesting procedure to finish the shaft which may influence the weight, energy transfer, feel and feedback and so on.Anyone making inserts for these blank carbon fiber shafts out there, both ends?
Concerning the filler, foam seems to be the most popular but not necessarily the best.
There is lots of different foams available and the added weight can vary
1.) what in your opinion would be better?
2.) what is the downside to not using anything?
AFAIC see, adding foam adds weight and probably damping effect. Is this good?
Or are the walls too thin to resist buckling without it?
I drill my maple shafts, so obviously don't find a problem with "hollow" per se.
PS - not intending to be contentious, just curious.