Stress lines or cracks?

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seabee401
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Re: Stress lines or cracks?

Post by seabee401 » Wed Aug 02, 2017 6:25 am

hankenhunter wrote:I may be wrong as I am not a chemist or engineer, but the way the fibres are layed for maximum strength it would be impossible to have smooth flawless limbs without them splintering. Being interwoven like that you would weaken limbs if you abraded one single bundle. Pressed, cooked, and camo'd is the ticket.
Cheers,
Hank
BrotherRon wrote:Yes, those are cosmetic flaws that aren't really flaws. lol
Flow lines like that are common in the material used and do nothing except add character. :wink:
Thanks . Just didn't have those on my older model Excels.
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Re: Stress lines or cracks?

Post by ko4nrbs » Sat Nov 04, 2017 1:02 pm

My Exomax developed very similar lines on the limbs after a dry fire. They were not there when I first got it.

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hunter with MS
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Re: Stress lines or cracks?

Post by hunter with MS » Sat Nov 04, 2017 1:57 pm

My M 330 has them all over both limbs and it shoots lights out no problem .

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Re: Stress lines or cracks?

Post by sproulman » Thu Nov 09, 2017 7:48 pm

My Micro 335 first set of limbs had it before a 4 inch splinter came.My second set of limbs no marks like you have in your pic..

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Re: Stress lines or cracks?

Post by paulaboutform » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:38 am

Firstly, as said these aren't fractures of any kind. Secondly, this is a stale thread from the summer.

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