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Old 07-16-2003, 10:55 PM   #46
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if by woven you guys mean layered yea it is....it's more dense than the tamiya one but unlike the tamiya one, the first layer isn't fiberglass
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I'm Just going by what I see in the Pics. It really looks like fibreglass with Black Glass cloth used on the top and bottom. The local fibreglass supplier sells the same stuff and it is cheap.
$230HK Dollars for enough genuine 3mm Carbon Fibre Sheet to do 3 chassis is too cheap to be correct.
My money is on it being Fibreglass...
it is CF, trust me. the "genuine" ones, like the original ones are sheeted with fiberglass
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I was trying to be tactful but Trust me I know cause I make Genuine Carbon Fibre Sheet..

No fibreglass cloth is used in Quality Carbon Fibre Sheet. I have worked with Modern Tamiya CF Chassis like that used in the EvoIII, 414 etc and it is all Carbon Fibre Cloth. There is no Fibreglass used for fill. What you have bought is Fibreglass with a woven cloth used top and bottom..Hence the cheap price
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Usually carbon fiber looks "woven" and has a pattern to it. Yours does not and actually does look like fiberglass. Sure you didn't get ripped off?
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would 3mm fibreglass have more flex than 2mm carbon fibre?
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Usually carbon fiber looks "woven" and has a pattern to it. Yours does not and actually does look like fiberglass. Sure you didn't get ripped off?
Looks like a G10 fibreglass to me
no carbon content

I have that kind of chassis for my old Kyosho Lazer ZX
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Yes it does look like fibreglass to me...the same stuff that Tamiya used to use for the TA03/04 pro. Easiest way to know I guess would be the dust that came off when you cut it....if everything turned "black" including your fingers....you have carbon!
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um..i dont think it was all black...aiya! o well...i guess this will work fine
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um..i dont think it was all black...aiya! o well...i guess this will work fine
of coz it works
Just a little bit HEAVY and a little bit 'soft'
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o well doesn't matter too much to me. but glassfiber is pretty hard to cut as well
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Hey,
Regardless of the fact that it is Fibreglass not CF you still did a good Job from what I can see.... I am sure it will work a treat.
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