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Epoxy for chipping around pack mounts on carbon fork?

Old 08-09-23, 05:14 PM
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Originally Posted by Andrew R Stewart
Sure looks to be just the finish coat. But what I see is little or no stand off of the boss's top WRT the blade surface. If this is correct then, like the shop guy said, expect more chipping with accessory mounting and use. Andy
Can definitely see how it would continue to chip. I might take the damage discount credit, ride it, and if it gets worse I can still warranty the fork. Tried the coin thing and about a 2mm area directly below the boss sounds mushy, but otherwise fine. Any other at-home testing I can do to possibly verify it's just the finish coat?
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Old 08-11-23, 01:19 AM
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use the warrenty, that is my advice
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Old 08-11-23, 07:42 AM
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Originally Posted by deepsun
Tried the coin thing and about a 2mm area directly below the boss sounds mushy, but otherwise fine.
Tap testing seems to have pretty limited value with CF and I seriously doubt you have anything more than surface damage but watch this video about tap testing if you're ever concerned about CF damage.
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Old 08-11-23, 08:11 AM
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Originally Posted by Crankycrank
Tap testing seems to have pretty limited value with CF and I seriously doubt you have anything more than surface damage but watch this video about tap testing if you're ever concerned about CF damage. MYTH BUSTING - CARBON TAP TESTING..NOOOO!! - YouTube
Very interesting. I can see your point. Tapping does seem inconclusive. I'm sure that if it's a chip in the paint that tapping the chipped part would indeed sound mushy instead of "ping-y", like a solid section.
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Originally Posted by Tommygunxs
use the warrenty, that is my advice
Thank you! Ended up telling them I would just take the damage credit. I can still use the warranty if the damage gets worse.
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