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Old 05-17-12, 06:56 AM
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Originally Posted by Kimmo View Post
So to me, a lovely old pantographed drillium classic can't hold an aesthetic candle to modern carbon aero weapon sporting all the latest tricks.
+1. Drillium and, particularly pantographing, were actually counter-functional. They weakened and damaged parts in the interest of appearance. Some of the modern, over-the-top paint schemes and odd designs (like Pinerallo's wierd wavey fork blades) are not functional but, at least, do no harm.
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