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post #91 of (permalink) Old 01-13-2013, 10:28 AM
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Originally Posted by BurtonAvenger View Post
You understand that carbon in a binding is relatively pointless right? The second it's folded, bent, etc. etc. it loses all its properties plus it's relatively weak when put into a highback or base due to being in the cold. Stronger nylon/composite is what you need for a more rigid and responsive binding, or you could go the Ride route and just make them stiff as fuck and out of a material that doesn't flex what so ever.
Its not pointless. It reduces the weight which the NOWs need. I wouldnt want it in the high back because it would make it too stiff, but the whole base could stand to be carbon fiber.

You are incorrect about carbon fiber being effect by the cold. Remember its used in satellites and extensively in the aerospace industry where temps range from super heated to sub zero. In fact the thermal expansion of carbon fiber make it ideal for usage in a range of temperatures.

Your statement " the second its folded, bent etc it loses all its properties" shows you know nothing about CF.
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