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Mar 10, 2004, 07:50 AM
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Source for Hi Start rubber

I have emailed NSP and Icare requesting if they had hi start rubber, but no one has answered yet.

I am looking for one that works with F3-like gliders.

4,8 mm ID/11,2 mm OD and 16kg pull at 500% elongation (similar to the German EMC Vega Super rubber).

Who could supply in the US


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Mar 10, 2004, 09:39 AM
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Black, mandrel formed rubber tubing stores the most energy for the least line tension and also lasts the longest. it is a little more expensive but a much better value. See:
Mar 10, 2004, 10:29 AM
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Agree with the above posts. Mark has good customer support too.
Mar 15, 2004, 08:41 AM
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I'll second that. Call aerofoam.
Mar 17, 2004, 10:09 PM
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Great service

As instructed, I called Mark and I did place an order not for one, but for two Hi Starts.

I haven't received them yet, but if they are like Mark's customer support I don't have anything to worry about.

Thanks for pointing me in his direction.

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