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Pinned shaft for RA?

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Blue Water Wanna Be
Mar 27, 2001

My pinned shaft on my Yohoji is the cats meow, now I d like to get one for my RA, does any one know where I can find them?


Still stuck in Minnesota:duh
Open muzzle or closed?

You could use a Riffe Euro shaft for either. I've used them on open & closed-muzzle euro/SA guns.

You can also order pinned euro shafts from Hanapaa, Maui Sporting Goods, or Aimrite.

Open Muzzle, Ive only heard bad things about the riffe euro shaft, poor quality, sharp edges,etc. I had seen a couple at a local shop and I have to agree that they were not nearly as nice as the ones that come with his guns.
I'll try Maui sporting goods.

Thanks for the help
Like Fuzz said, Maui Sporting here in Honolulu can make you pinned shafts. Former National diver Wendal Ko does an excellent job at pinning and installing the barb. Have him put on a heavy duty barb, he does it just right.

Hanapaa use to make shafts, but they never shot as good as my Riffe shafts, don't know why that is. I'm not sure who is making the shafts now since the guys that use to make mine left the store.
Wendell & Kurt do a good job over at Maui Sporting Goods. Great guys too!

I like the Riffe euro shafts just since they have those low profile tabs for open or closed muzzles & are 6.75 mm with 17-4 steel. Faster than 9/32(7mm) shafts, but with some good bend resistance to them. I just take a dremel, hacksaw blade(use the round rope ones in the notch without the hacksaw), and/or sandpaper to the notches to make them smooth like butter :cool:

I like the Riffe shafts, but you do have to watch out for batches. I've seen a bunch that were all warped to one side(probably shipping). The Omer euro shafts are a cheaper alternative, but I found their barbs poorly installed(the one batch I went through).

Hey Hamrrhed, can you send me another chunk of plastic? :eek:
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