Questions and Answers for Mares Super Sten 100 Speargun:
I am not sure that either of these can help but here goes, Is the 39.4" the actual barrel length or the gun from butt to tip of barrel end cap? Is the Sten 100 the same as the old Competition Long Tom?
Darrick (Certified Scuba Instructor at Scuba.com)
Hello Chris, yes the total length is 39.4" from butt to tip.
413105 - Sten
The first Mares Sten was created in 1967. The Sten has since become the best dive buddy of countless spearfishermen around the world, who appreciate its precision, power, and reliability. In addition to sharing many features with the Sten 11, this model uses a two-piece head and 8-mm diameter shaft with threaded tip.
There is a connecting piston between the trigger and the 1.5-mm release cog for incredibly high sensitivity. Available in 42, 58 and 70-cm sizes without power adjusting system (WP), and 58, 70, 84 and 100-cm with power adjusting system.
13mm internal barrel: The 13mm internal barrel can use either 7mm or 8mm shafts.
The simple but sturdy design and construction makes the speargun highly reliable. Mares is constantly working to develop new products for every usage level, from beginner to professional.
Superior accuracy: Special innovative technical solutions give these spearguns an accuracy that further exceeds all other products on the market. Ongoing comparison tests and the leading Mares technologies available helped achieve this result, along with valuable contributions from our engineers and top athletes.