Buying repaired carbon

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  1. amazinmets733

    amazinmets733 New Member

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  2. dabac

    dabac Well-Known 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.
     
  3. Froze

    Froze Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't buy anything that was carbon and was repaired.
     
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  4. Clarence288

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    :eek::rolleyes: I wouldn't buy
     
  5. Uawadall

    Uawadall Well-Known Member

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    I’m with the others, I wouldn’t buy. Even if the repair is good, you’ll never have the confidence riding ot that you will with a non repaired frame. You will always be wondering “when’s this thing going to snap”.
     
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