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Carbon fiber hinge pins-- cut your own.
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Arrow Carbon fiber hinge pins-- cut your own. - 03.23.2009, 10:41 AM

Somebody posted this in another forum. I thought it was a good find since JDCarbon is out of Revo pins.

http://dragonplate.com/ecart/product.asp?pID=734&cID=39

You can buy stock carbon fiber rods and cut the length you need.
   
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03.23.2009, 03:28 PM

How do CF pins compare to steel or Ti? I always thought that they would break easily.
   
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I made some for a mini-t once. They wore out pretty fast. Some would break in bad cartwheel wreaks leaving a fuzzy carbon fiber split end.
   
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My JD Carbon pins have held up great. The pushrods and tierods were not so great.


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03.23.2009, 05:46 PM

depends on what kind of cf it is i would think. the dragonplate rods are extruded right? very dense but might shear or fracture? directional (normal cf) wwould be my first choice(like i really know what the hell im talking about!!) if they would hold up for a season or so it would be worth it. what would you use to replace the 100 or so grams in your car? bigger motor? batteries? or run it "lightwieght"
   
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