This carbon fiber telescoping tube is fully assembled and ready to use. Constructed of DragonPlate roll wrapped optimized twill telescoping carbon fiber tubes and telescoping tube clamps, this assembly consists of 5 sections (each 96" minus 12" for overlap) with a maximum extension length of approximately 36'. Tubes have been sanded to a smooth matte finish. Fully retracted, it measures approximately 8.5'. Tube Sections (largest to smallest): 1.875" ID, 1.625" ID, 1.375" ID, 1.125" ID, 0.875" IDPlease contact us for more options as we can create any telescoping tube to meet your application needs.