Rabil Shows Off A New Burn Pro Carbon Fiber Shaft

Professional lacrosse player and Warrior sponsored athlete, Paul Rabil showed off Warrior's newest shaft last night on his youtube v-log; a seemingly Burn Pro Carbon Fiber Shaft. No exaggeration, this shaft is a beast. Carbon Fiber shafts appear to be on the rise in the sport of lacrosse. All of the top brands have been coming out with their own versions. With new technologies making these handles lighter and stronger it's really no surprise more and more players are moving towards them. After all, a lighter shaft could mean faster shots or harder stick checks. The trouble is an obvious one. While these shafts get lighter, how do you keep them as strong as titanium? This question is way out of our league as we do not make composite handles. It seems like Warrior is making strides in the right direction. While there isn't a whole lot of information about a new Burn Pro Carbon Fiber, what Rabil showed off in his Vlog speaks volumes. Let's talk about the weight. For reference, an iPhone X comes in weighing 174g. In his Vlog, Rabil puts the Burn Pro on the scale and it comes in weighing 119g. That's light. What's even more impressive is the apparent strength of this handle. Paul Rabil is a strong guy, this shouldn't be news to anyone. What SHOULD be news though is the apparent strength of the Warrior Bun Pro. In his Vlog, Rabil takes the handle and walks up to some wood shipping pallets, and starts to cross check and slap check the handle of the pallets. Now, it should be made clear that there's no telling how hard he was hitting this carbon fiber Burn Pro on those pallets, but it appears he's not taking it easy on it. Okay, slightly impressive. A little later on they drive down to a Warrior factory where they build the handles. Here's where the real strength testing is done. The footage shows some machines that are supposed to test the strength of the handles. The image of the handle between two supports, being pushed down in the middle by a hydraulic wedge, is something to behold. See the below screen shot from Rabil's Vlog. Bend and dont break It appears that Warrior is taking a page right out of the hockey book as Rabil tours the facility in Mexico that seemingly focuses primarily in manufacturing Warrior Hockey Sticks. Sign us up. As of right now all we have to go off of is Rabil's Vlog. As the handle gets closer to release we'll learn more about what capabilities it possesses. Until then go check out Rabil's Vlog and see for yourself.

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