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Whether your needs are wood, fiberglass, epoxy, or graphite - Kite Studio is your source.

In addition to supplying the kite market, many of our tubes are used in other applications.

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Epoxy Tube is a great "all-purpose" kite spar

 

  

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EPOXY HOLLOW FIBERGLASS TUBING - Strong, durable low cost spars. The "original" stunt kite spar. Still popular in many single line kites. Other uses include: Stage & Set Designs, RC Models, Amateur Radio Antennas, Medieval Weapons, and Banner Poles. Sizes include .248" - .745" diameters.
 
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GRAPHITE - AVIA HOLLOW TUBE - Our most popular graphite spars. Economical and relatively durable these slim resilient, and seamless carbon composite tubes are used in a majority of the kites on the market today. Sizes include .125" - .625" diameters.
 
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GRAPHITE - AVIA TAPERED HOLLOW TUBE - Tapered spars make it possible to effectively locate larger diameters in places where they need to handle high stress and smaller diameters in places where stress is lower. Often found in high performance stunt kites.
 
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GRAPHITE - SKYSHARK WRAPPED GRAPHITE TUBE - Combining light weight and exceptional stiffness, The New Sky Sharkô Straight Competition Air Frames work great for building sport kites as well as single line kites. 
 
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GRAPHITE - LARGE DIAMETER HOLLOW TUBE - This is the big stuff. Unidirectional carbon fiber tape with a radial wrap of carbon fiber for hoop strength. Ends are reinforced with an additional radial wrap of carbon fiber. Sizes include: 3/8" 7/16" 1/2" 5/8" and 1.0" diameters
 
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GRAPHITE - SOLID ROD - A unique, continuous carbon/graphite rigid rod, densely reinforced with highly oriented carbon fiber in a cured epoxy resin. Great for miniature kites, figure kites, Stunt kite standoffs, and RC model push rods. Sizes include .02" - .18" diameters
 
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GRAPHITE - SOLID BAR - Carbon/graphite bar available in the following rectangular dimensions: .019" - .092" x .118" - .310".
 
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FIBERGLASS - SOLID ROD - Flexible and durable, solid fiberglass spars are often found in single line figure kites as well as whisker material for dual line sport kites. Sizes include .04" - .30" diameters.
 
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FIBERGLASS - HOLLOW EXPANDABLE POLES - Our expandable fiberglass poles work great for feather flags and wind wands, I've even seen some in kites! . Available in lengths of 12, 16, and 20 feet.
 
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WOOD DOWEL - A straighter grained wood dowel. Often overlooked, but they remain one of the most economical most popular type of material for framing a kite. Sizes include .125" - .500" diameters.

 

 

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