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Anyone tried Susumu workshop carbon fibre parts?

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Old 09-28-2019, 07:45 PM
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Was browsing rcmart and saw all these unbelievably cheap carbon fibre parts by Susumu workshop. Has anyone tried these? Their Xray X1 deck is 3 times cheaper than the genuine Xray part (I'm aware Xray is overpriced). I couldn't find many reviews, and it seems a bit too good to be true.
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Was browsing rcmart and saw all these unbelievably cheap carbon fibre parts by Susumu workshop. Has anyone tried these? Their Xray X1 deck is 3 times cheaper than the genuine Xray part (I'm aware Xray is overpriced). I couldn't find many reviews, and it seems a bit too good to be true.
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I'm always leery of cheap carbon fiber - it could easily be 2 layers of actual carbon on the outside layers with 5 or 6 layers of cheap glass cloth on the inside.

Real carbon cloth costs $40 - $50 per yard, glass costs $8 - $15 per yard.
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Stay away, their carbon quality is low end at its best. Akin to laminating over a G10 core. Their carbon has lamination issues i.e. voids and incorrect lay patterns. It is highly prone to tweak as well. Save your money. We had a local try their BD9 topdeck, and its finish should have been a dead giveaway. Its not premium quality, and was not a perfect match for the OEM item.
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I bought battery holders for my XQ1S because I didn't want to tape and they were cheap.That being said they are not a chassis or suspension part. They just gotta keep the battery from flying out. They seem like they are up to that task.
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I have the Susumu chassis for my Xpress XM1S mini 4WD (bought for long wheelbase conversion). Its basically fiberglass for the most part.
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Unbelievably cheap carbon fibre parts by Susumu workshop x 2 Don't waste your money.
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Is it Japanese or s subliminal message in reverse?
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