Silicone float tube/sleeve

Discussion in 'Center Pin Fishing' started by Clum, Jul 7, 2019.

  1. Clum

    Clum

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    Anyone have any luck ordering silicone/rubber tubing for their floats off of amazon? Hate paying Raven pricing if I can just order a 5 foot roll, however the stuff I ordered wont work. Anyone have any luck sourcing some? I tried the petshop but all their tubing is too big...
     
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  2. tjpm

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    I order silicone tubing from McMaster Carr and Cole Parmer Laboratory supplies. Dirt cheap and ships quickly. Check them both out online.
     
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  3. flyrodder46

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    Check out a hobby shop, I have gotten fuel line tubing that works great at a local shop.
     
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  4. jd4223

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    Depending on what make float you use,I've used the light brown surgical tubing. I've also used various size straws. You could go to Andys' Tackle in Melvindale(Dix/Oakwood next to White Castles) they have packets of sleeves.
     
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  5. SkunkCity

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    Can you link the tubing for McMaster-Carr? This is a good idea.
     
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  6. vano397

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    DuBro silicone from tower hobbies. I make my own floats and used to sell some so i bought a spool for like 40 bucks... about 100 floats later im still on the first layer! The little coils for about 1.50 are enough for a few seasons.