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New Steveg Lower Shaft For GPX 6000


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steveg has outdone himself again, and produced a "tall man rod" for the GPX 6000, that adds 5" length to the length of the stock rod. At 5'11" I find the stock lower rod to be just long enough, so this will be great for the taller people out there. Details here

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Thanks for the kind words, Steve, and the heads-up on the need for GPX6000 lower rods...

Much appreciated!

Steve

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Steveg’s rods are top notch for sure!  The extra length (if not used) may stiffen up the shaft as well.  Steveg have you noticed that it reduces flex?

The flex that some notice with the 6k stock shafts hasn’t bothered me but this might be an easy fix for others.  🤷‍♂️

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I don’t think it affects flex either way, though maybe it might add some with the larger coils at full extension. But nothing I experienced or noticed.

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A thing to keep in mind is the 14DD cable is not as long as the Mono cable so there would be a certain length that you can extend the shafts too when using a longer lower shaft as the 14DD cable would not reach the control box.

From what I was told in regards to the 14DD cable being shorter it appears that was not correct.

 

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To correct what I was told.
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