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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 11-13-2012, 11:13 AM Thread Starter
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fiberglass fairings

im replacing broken fairings, and i found some fiberglass ones on ebay, is there a benifit to fiberglass? Is it lighter or stronger?
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Easier to repair than ABS, stronger and usually lighter too. Not the best finish on the inside of parts though, as its rather rough.

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