Harrows Supergrip Carbon Shafts Review



Video link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3cV-TJSmFGE

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Just a quick review of the new Harrows Supergrip Carbon stems.  Well not a lot to say about them as such as they look similar to the Supergrip stems already out except obviously made of carbon.  They are fairly neat with the coloured text and rings and there is at present 5 colours; silver, gold, red, aqua, and my favourite which is green lol Smile

They are available in medium, midi, small, details in pic below and retail for around £1.95 a set.

If you remove the rings from the stem then they are fractionally lighter than a same size nylon stem but I dont see any difference in performance.  But they just may be more durable overall.   In the video I put a stem on a 30g dart and dropped it on a hard floor.  It did not break first time but it did break second time at the thread.  There is a slight flex to the stems and breaking one with my fingers seems to take about the same force as breaking a normal stem, may be a little more.  I found the tines a little harder to break as it was difficult to get a good grasp on them but they same to hold the flights nice and tight.

I have played with them just over 2 weeks now and not broke them during normal playing conditions, I have had a few bounceouts and 1 robin hood but they are still fine.  So its hard to be 100% sure if they are going to be more durable, they seem to be but will keep on testing.

Still its a nice stem and compared to the prices of some other carbon stems they are not crazily priced.



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I have been using these since their release and have not broken any yet, again have had a few bounce outs and robin hood's, the normal Supergrip stems I found very brittle not these though.

Jim
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Good review Darren, i just got some yesterday & used them in league last night, so a bit early to say much about them, i do like the look of them
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(12-18-2018, 05:07 PM)Jim_sol Wrote: I have been using these since their release and have not broken any yet, again have had a few bounce outs and robin hood's, the normal Supergrip stems I found very brittle not these though.

Jim

Thanks Jim, good to hear that. They do seem to be lasting so far under normal playing so I am hopeful they are a little more durable. Is your floor hard or carpeted?

(12-18-2018, 05:12 PM)Crusher17 Wrote: Good review Darren, i just got some yesterday & used them in league last night, so a bit early to say much about them, i do like the look of them

Thanks Chris, its a neat looking and stylish stem, the colours stand out nice on the black but its all about how well they last I guess Smile
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(12-18-2018, 05:20 PM)Getagrip Wrote:
(12-18-2018, 05:12 PM)Crusher17 Wrote: Good review Darren, i just got some yesterday & used them in league last night, so a bit early to say much about them, i do like the look of them

Thanks Chris, its a neat looking and stylish stem, the colours stand out nice on the black but its all about how well they last I guess Smile

I got the Red & Black ones, put them on my new Wolframs they look really sharp, if they last longer then normal supergrips i'll be happy not that the regular ones dont last for me
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Nice review Darren. I'd like to see some proper comparison though. Or just tell me. Do you think that common nylon stem would break that easily too if you would just drop it on the floor? I somehow don't think there is any advantage over common nylons. The carbon stems may be more durable than the proplast ones but I don't think that something can beat the common solid colour nylons.
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More videos of feeble non-metal stems getting mangled please!
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Thanks for the review Darren. I've been looking at these stems lately because I like the color coordination writing on the black. I might have to order a couple of sets to see how the compare with my favorite Carbon L-style stems.
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They look very nice Darren thanks for taking the time to review them, difficult to see in the pictures are they matt or gloss finish?
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(12-18-2018, 05:20 PM)Getagrip Wrote:
(12-18-2018, 05:07 PM)Jim_sol Wrote: I have been using these since their release and have not broken any yet, again have had a few bounce outs and robin hood's, the normal Supergrip stems I found very brittle not these though.

Jim

Thanks Jim, good to hear that.  They do seem to be lasting so far under normal playing so I am hopeful they are a little more durable.  Is your floor hard or carpeted?

I have used them on all flooring types as I use them during league nights as well. Have had a couple of hard floor bounce outs but carpeted mainly.

I'm either very lucky or these are very decent stems.

Much better than the Target Carbon top, broke one of those on its first use with a robin hood, put a new one on and then next throw bounce out, snapped at the thread, and not used again.

Jim
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