Buying repaired carbon

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  1. amazinmets733

    amazinmets733 New Member

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    Who did the repair?
    Over here, there are a couple of guys who do CF repairs that I'd trust.
    This frame, I have no idea. If it's out of a shop, I'd be inclined to trust it.
    One might be tempted to think that if someone went to the trouble of applying a good paintjob - which is probably in the $100 range all by itself - the repair below would also be up to snuff.
    Then it's the placement of the crack "A CRACK STARTING AROUND THE WIRE HOLE UNDER THE FRONT DERAILLEUR". so it was in the seat tube. That tube is under compression, and is unlikely to fail suddenly and catastrophically. Maybe not as benign as a chain/seatstay crack, but a far cry from a fork/downtube/headtube crack.
     
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