Tubular Repair

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sungod
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by sungod

hmmm, interesting question

in ye olde days the basetape may have been necessary to work with the existing glues

these days the rim-basetape bond can be way stronger than basetape-tub, a tub without basetape would shave a fair bit of weight

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TristaAn
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by TristaAn

Hello there did you tried the search option yet if didnt try it.

fdegrove
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by fdegrove

Hi,
sungod wrote: ↑
Thu Sep 06, 2018 9:44 pm
hmmm, interesting question

in ye olde days the basetape may have been necessary to work with the existing glues

these days the rim-basetape bond can be way stronger than basetape-tub, a tub without basetape would shave a fair bit of weight
The basetape is there to protect the stitches.

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