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PostPosted: Mon Jul 01, 2013 9:05 pm 
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This looks cool. http://newjersey.craigslist.org/pts/3907552166.html


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 12:34 am 
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Location: Gold Coast Australia
those GT frames were made from comingled carbon and thermoplastic sock "tubing" , the machined alloy joints were placed in the machined mould with the sock pulled through them and a bladder inside the sock , once pressurized the heat ramped up and the plastic melted and "flows" and made the carbon rigid , quite tasty even though its a MTB !!


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 03, 2013 2:33 am 
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You really know your stuff very impressed.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 04, 2013 12:59 am 
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Location: Gold Coast Australia
I have made carbon (epoxy) composite paddles here in Australia since 1990 and took a great interest in the method of manufacture used by GT (or likely a sub contractor)


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