Originally Posted by steveC
No slight against Chinook booms, but you might want to check out the Maui Sails Carbon Slalom boom before making a decision. Arguably the best front end in the business, and the boom body and tail body are monocoque designs that include no bond joints or connecting screws. The Maui Sails booms are more expensive, but I think that they're really worth it.
I also recommend to do that. The best boom right now. They are just getting a new shipment in Maui this week.