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Old 02-16-2017, 10:17 AM
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Hey I have the Stealth 720i scoop but is just to big to lug around for hours at a time. I've seen some that look smaller but still have a deep scoop and are a lot lighter. If any of you guys have a scoop that I'm looking for PM and I may trade my scoop for yours


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Old 02-16-2017, 10:26 AM
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Really, the 720i scoop is heavy??? That's the lightest scoop I've ever used.. I can barely feel the weight. Maybe you have a heavy handle on it? Try switching out the handle to carbon fiber.

The 720i weighs 2.85lbs.

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Old 02-16-2017, 10:31 AM
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Really, the 720i scoop is heavy??? That's the lightest scoop I've ever used.. I can barely feel the weight. Maybe you have a heavy handle on it? Try switching out the handle to carbon fiber.



The 720i weighs 2.85lbs.


I have the ash handle on mine. I may opt for the carbon fiber one


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Old 02-16-2017, 10:39 AM
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I have the ash handle on mine. I may opt for the carbon fiber one
Yep, that's what I use as well. I've considered switching to the carbon fiber handle, but most of my hunting is done in the water, so not sure if it's worth it. If I were doing dry land mostly, I'd definitely go with carbon fiber... you'd save a good 2lbs.

Stealth scoops are some of the lightest weight scoops (I believe). My previous scoop was a RTG 6" aluminum scoop, now that thing was heavy!

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Hey Joshc where did you get your carbon fiber handle?

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Old 02-16-2017, 10:48 AM
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Hey Joshc where did you get your carbon fiber handle?
I don't have a carbon fiber handle. But I know steath sells them (http://www.stealthscoop.com/price-list-720i-790i.html)

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I can't imagine ANYTHING being lighter than my Stealth with a carbon fiber handle...other than a smaller Stealth with a carbon fiber handle!

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Old 02-16-2017, 11:42 AM
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I can't imagine ANYTHING being lighter than my Stealth with a carbon fiber handle...other than a smaller Stealth with a carbon fiber handle!


That's what I'm looking for a smaller Stealth


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I have carbon fiber handles for both my Stealths and a travel scoop for one that is also carbon fiber. I can't do weight because of my neck. I love these things.

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I have carbon fiber handles for both my Stealths and a travel scoop for one that is also carbon fiber. I can't do weight because of my neck. I love these things.

I've found the cf can be slippery at times when wet or with gloves. I put sections of electrical tape as knobs in a few places to grab onto or provide support when pulling or dragging it behind me.. I tried wrapping it like a hockey stick but sand always found a way under

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I have carbon fiber handles for both my Stealths and a travel scoop for one that is also carbon fiber. I can't do weight because of my neck. I love these things.

My 720 with a wood handle weight 3oz less than my tiny 6" alum RTG. C/F would have made it significantly lighter....It's the best way to lighten the load!

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Sounds like OP needs to hit the weights and beef up those girly boy arms a bit


(sorry but you teed that up for me)

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Sounds like OP needs to hit the weights and beef up those girly boy arms a bit





(sorry but you teed that up for me)


lol I knew someone would say that! Between dragging that scoop and swinging the ctx with the 17" coil for 5 or 6 hours it kicks my butt


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lol I knew someone would say that! Between dragging that scoop and swinging the ctx with the 17" coil for 5 or 6 hours it kicks my butt


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Would you consider selling the 720i?


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Would you consider selling the 720i?


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No I'm going to keep it


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I switched to carbon on my 720i and immediately noticed the difference. Chuck at Stealth sells them as fast as he gets them made.


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Get a grab handle, Chuck sells them for 12.00, put it low on the scoop just above the neck, when you hold the scoop, you right hand comes around the right side, holding like a motorcycle grip, the handle lies just in front of your shoulder , when you get a target, just drop, Earl
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Get a grab handle, Chuck sells them for 12.00, put it low on the scoop just above the neck, when you hold the scoop, you right hand comes around the right side, holding like a motorcycle grip, the handle lies just in front of your shoulder , when you get a target, just drop, Earl


I have both grips on mine


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