Question 8: Is the spear thick enough?
MAKO South African Sharkfin Tab Spears are thicker and stronger
6.50mm diameter spear: On all MAKO spearguns 60cm, 70cm, 80cm long
7.00mm diameter spear: On all MAKO spearguns 90cm, 100cm, 110cm long
7.50mm diameter spear: On all MAKO spearguns 120cm, 130cm, 140cm long
Answer: MAKO Sharkfin Tab Spears are Thicker and Stronger than most other spears. The chart above clearly shows how thick and strong the MAKO South African Sharkfin Tab spears really are.
Spears that are thinner than specified above are weaker and more subject to bending and breaking.
The MAKO South African Sharkfin Tab Spears are thicker and much stronger than typical notched spears that are cut for metal articulated wishbones. This is because South Africans, like Americans, shoot big fish so the shafts must be thicker and stronger.
Conclusion: Before buying a gun, look at the spear that comes with it. What is the thickness? MAKO spearguns come with thicker and stronger Sharkfin Tab Spears. Another great reason to choose a MAKO speargun.