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PostPosted: Tue Feb 19, 2013 12:06 pm 
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Fake or cosmetic carbon is pretty easy to spot if you know what you are looking for. In sunlight real carbon fibre has a kind of depth to it, you can see into the structure. This is not the case with cosmetic carbon.

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a real CF cage is really really thin. plastics are thicker.

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In general BTP made good products many years ago, but with today´s standards they arent that good.
I have repaired too many BTP stuff to be impressed.

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