Ptfe bush for Drennan Series 7 universal top kit?

paulod

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Hi. I’ve bought one of these to try as an alternative to my expensive carp top kits. I measured the diameter ( as best I could, given how small it is). I bought a 3mm Maverick internal bush which turned out to be just too big, so I bought the next size down: 2.8mm which I’ve Just found is too small! The top kit had an external bush pre fitted which I had to cut off, ( I don’t like externals). Anyone had this problem and found the correct fitting?
 

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Hi. I’ve bought one of these to try as an alternative to my expensive carp top kits. I measured the diameter ( as best I could, given how small it is). I bought a 3mm Maverick internal bush which turned out to be just too big, so I bought the next size down: 2.8mm which I’ve Just found is too small! The top kit had an external bush pre fitted which I had to cut off, ( I don’t like externals). Anyone had this problem and found the correct fitting?
For ‘Maverick’ read Maver... ?
 

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Might have read it wrong, but the first dimensions needed is for the elastic you plan to use, then the bush size, then cut back to take the bush?
 

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You can just cut back the carbon by a small amount to suit the bush you have which is slightly too big, just trim about half an inch off at a time until the PTFE is a tight fit.
 

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I’m trying to
You can just cut back the carbon by a small amount to suit the bush you have which is slightly too big, just trim about half an inch off at a time until the PTFE is a tight fit.
avoid this as I want the Drennan to be as near as possible the same length as my Maver Elite Carp 4 tops.
 

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You are only going to remove a couple of centimeters from the end of the Drennan section if the 3mm bush nearly fits as you say so that is going to make such a small difference insignificant in the grand scheme of things.
 
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