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Old 10-11-11, 01:34 PM
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Originally Posted by LeicaLad View Post

I think this is all very generous of you, but why not take a deep breath and put the pieces together and give eye to how it best looks? Your initial thought about added cut-outs or sculpting was correct. Not so much radical as in harmony that best takes advantage of the Stronglight – especially model 93 – arm design. Both artistically and structurally. As it’s bloody strong by materials, I’d lean to some play with the art.

Okay, I'm convinced. Andy made the same point to me--the material is strong, so why not make it lighter/classier looking? I admit that if I were an architect, every building I designed would probably look like a cement-block gas station.
So okay, let's go light and elegant, although pure brute function is still the thing that concerns me most.

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