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MYOG trekking poles using easton .625 pole sections?
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Huzefa Siamwala
(huzefa) - M
MYOG trekking poles using easton .625 pole sections? on 04/30/2008 02:43:16 MDT Print View

Has anyone here tried it?

18" easton .625 diam sections are available here:
http://www.questoutfitters.com/tent_poles.htm

A 45++" pole (2 x 18" and 1 x 9" sections) will weight 5.7oz + handle and tips.

Casey Bowden
(clbowden) - MLife

Locale: Berkeley Hills
MYOG trekking poles using easton .625 pole sections? on 04/30/2008 09:09:23 MDT Print View

Huzefa,

In 2006 I made two-piece trekking poles with 0.490" OD x 0.026" wall Easton 7075 Aluminum.

pole

For more pictures and complete instructions check out:
http://caseyandemily.com/Backpack/2006/2006_10_Poles/Poles.htm

Huzefa Siamwala
(huzefa) - M
Re: MYOG trekking poles on 05/01/2008 00:23:08 MDT Print View

Thanks Casey! That was very helpful.

But I wont be making a fixed pole. I am thinking of shock-cording it so that I can fold it when carrying in my backpack.