Frequently Asked Questions

We stock all our carbon in up to 12ft lengths and some of our smaller sizes we stock spooled up in continuous lengths and cut to the standard sizes we offer on our retail website, www.goodwinds.com. If your application requires a specific length, please contact us by phone or email.
No, we do not charge a cut fee.
Yes, we are capable of delivering custom diameters, but there may be tooling costs and/or minimum orders involved. Contact us for details.
Absolutely, and the minimum orders might be smaller than you might think.
Yes, we do. Examples of what can be done are precision boring, sanding, centerless grinding, OD Groove turning, and CNC milling. Contact us for details, there may be product-specific limitations and options.
If you’re looking to cut product yourself, a Dremel tool would be the easiest. Drilling carbon and fiberglass is possible as well; a good rule of thumb is to use low pressure and high speed.  High Speed Steel and carbide-tipped drill bits are best. Please use eye protection!
Diameter tolerance is +/- 0.005”, our standard length tolerance is 1/16” (0.0625”) on bulk cut, but we can easily achieve 1/32” (0.03125”) and 1/64” (0.015625”) length tolerances on individual precision cuts.
Drop us a line or give us a call, we’d be happy to send you some samples to help you determine what you need.
Yes, we can ship anywhere in the world although there might be certain length restrictions for the most economical shipping methods.
We typically ship with US Postal Service, but can make arrangements for various freight companies or FedEx.
If the products are in stock, count on 1-3 days turnaround time, depending on how busy we are and whether cutting services are required.  Custom orders that must be produced typically have a lead time of 6-8 weeks once the specifications are approved.
Various ordering options are possible, depending on your needs and depending on the product. Please contact us for details pertaining to your specific situation.
Yes, we would be happy to do assembly for your product. We currently work on several assembly projects, including adding end caps, running bungee inside collapsible composite tubes, bundling composite tubes, glue-ups, and more. Give us a call to discuss your project needs at 206-632-6151.