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EVA FOAM "SHORE" density
Posted by: Marcus McCleery (---.nwlnmn.broadband.dynamic.tds.net)
Date: April 13, 2024 02:17PM

I know very little about density numbers on eva foam. Have been bitten before on @#$%& with super spongy stuff. Help me out on the hardness appropriateness for rod building.
I usually buy from Muddle or Billy's nerb site. No clue what those densities are? Also my friend contacted a eva company and they are asking what "Shore" he needs. Anyone know about that?


Marcus McCleery

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Re: EVA FOAM "SHORE" density
Posted by: Tom Kirkman (Moderator)
Date: April 13, 2024 03:37PM

What do you want to know is the durometer hardness. I would not use any EVA with less than a hardness value of 75. Figure cork to be about 90 that should give you a range to work within.

The more firm the EVA is, the heavier it will be. However, a firm grip is worth a tad bit more weight in my opinion.


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Re: EVA FOAM "SHORE" density
Posted by: David Sytsma (---.res.spectrum.com)
Date: April 27, 2024 03:22PM

HFF sells EVA sticks that are most dense I've seen.Tons of color and pattern options.

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