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I think you would be negating the design of the SL shaft if you try extending it.

If you extend it, you may want to increase the counterbalance weight to maintain the similar feel.  Go find some clevis pins, (heavier than 40g), and experiment with it.  Even if the stock 40g counter weight is good, you should be able to find a clevis pin that is the same weight and it has a smaller diameter than the stock brass weight, and may fit in the shaft extension.

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How much are you extending it? I added around 3/4” to one by pulling the weight, slipping a 3/4” piece of steel shaft around it, and epoxying it all together back into the shaft. No actual “extension” needed as the weight basically acted as the extension and the scrap piece of shaft was just a spacer. The weight was 1-1/2” or so, if I recall, and it seemed to be pretty sturdy after it dried and was taped up and the grip was put on. 
 

I think if you needed to go too much longer it might get a little wobbly. And I can’t speak to longevity as it didn’t last long for me; I took it out and back to original length after a month or so. 

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