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Carbon Fiber SHORTAGE...>EBAY? #441595 Apr 13, 9:36am Apr 13, 9:36am
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Carbon Fiber SHORTAGE...>EBAY?
two questions: ive been reading a lot about carbon fiber shortage on here...can anyone confirm this by methods other than hearsay (ie reliable sources)...if there is a shortage about how much do think Carbon Fiber will be in the near future; b/c i am looking to get an oem carbon fiber Hood, which brings me to my next question
has anyone bought a Carbon Fiber Hood off ebay and if so how was their experience with that...(please respond if you have personal experience...i am sick of hearing people who have no experience with buying a part flooding the forum with that stupid ass statement that you get what you pay for because this is not always true...ie ebay Intake, got godline springs for dirt cheap and they are high quality...etc)


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Re: Carbon Fiber SHORTAGE...>EBAY? [Re: VBSURFER] #441596 Apr 13, 10:24am Apr 13, 10:24am
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I got my info from Simon who makes carbon fiber products. I figured he is a pretty good source by that then. And the other guy got his form Kaminari themeselves so yes it is tru. No idea on the hoods though. But i woudl buy now before prices go up frown

Re: Carbon Fiber SHORTAGE...>EBAY? [Re: hombredelassrtas] #441597 Apr 13, 10:33am Apr 13, 10:33am
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I purchased two hoodscoops last week off of Ebay. One got here in seven days, the other, from a different source, called me and told me that Carbon Fiber sheeting had risen 30% in two weeks. Said it would be 4 weeks coming. So, that was my recent experience. thumbsup wave


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Re: Carbon Fiber SHORTAGE...>EBAY? [Re: zugzug12] #441598 Apr 13, 10:40am Apr 13, 10:40am
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man, carbon fiber prices rising?

Re: Carbon Fiber SHORTAGE...>EBAY? [Re: ToiletPaper] #441599 Apr 13, 10:56am Apr 13, 10:56am
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Re: Carbon Fiber SHORTAGE...>EBAY? [Re: wiredthief] #441600 Apr 13, 11:01am Apr 13, 11:01am
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from waht simon told me, but this is hearsay on my part, a concept plane is buying up all of the carobn fiber. I do not knwo which but my guess is it is another concept for the space race. The last one was another composit but i dont belive caronb fiber. So thats my guess. But simon said it is for a plane that is being built cry

Re: Carbon Fiber SHORTAGE...>EBAY? [Re: hombredelassrtas] #441601 Apr 13, 11:03am Apr 13, 11:03am
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Probably for the new "Airbus" outta Europe. thumbsdown


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Re: Carbon Fiber SHORTAGE...>EBAY? [Re: zugzug12] #441602 Apr 13, 11:12am Apr 13, 11:12am
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could be. all i knwo is he said that all companies that actually make the c/f cloth are beign bought up so only shipping small ammounts to Hood makers ect cry

Re: Carbon Fiber SHORTAGE...>EBAY? [Re: hombredelassrtas] #441603 Apr 13, 11:16am Apr 13, 11:16am
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Originally Posted by hombredelassrtas
could be. all i knwo is he said that all companies that actually make the c/f cloth are beign bought up so only shipping small ammounts to Hood makers ect cry


What kind of Hood you gettin? wave confused


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Re: Carbon Fiber SHORTAGE...>EBAY? [Re: zugzug12] #441604 Apr 13, 11:22am Apr 13, 11:22am
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damn europeans!

Well my experience is this: I ordered Carbon Fiber eyelids from a dealer that Seibon told me to go to, called the shop, ordered them and paid for them, they told me they'd be in within 5 days, I called them 2 days after they were supposed to be in and they called Seibon to find out what happened with that order and they told him that they are on backorder til May now because some guy in NY bought 10 pairs of eyelids. JERK! LOL

My other experience is that of the ecelica store. I ordered my Carbon Fiber license backing from isaac back in early March and I still haven't received it, and didn't receive the tracking number as he had promised in his PM, so I'm assuming that the place he normally gets them from was out of stock and he's trying to get one. Who knows.

So, those are my 2 recent experiences with Carbon Fiber shortage smile

One thing though: If you DO decide to go with eBay for Carbon Fiber, be extremely careful who you buy your products from. The less there is of it, the higher the price will be. Sooo, make sure you're gettin' the "real" stuff and not fake Carbon Fiber that people are marking up the wazoo for. Just my 2 cents smile


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Re: Carbon Fiber SHORTAGE...>EBAY? [Re: zugzug12] #441605 Apr 13, 11:24am Apr 13, 11:24am
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heard something 'bout like boeing is making it's wing for the 787 or something totally out of carbon fiber (to save on fuel). they are outsourcing to japan the carbon fiber wing techniques for a contract for japan to purchase a buttload of their planes.


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Re: Carbon Fiber SHORTAGE...>EBAY? [Re: bajoconstruction] #441606 Apr 13, 11:26am Apr 13, 11:26am
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[quote=bajoconstruction]damn europeans!



My other experience is that of the ecelica store. I ordered my Carbon Fiber license backing from isaac back in early March and I still haven't received it, and didn't receive the tracking number as he had promised in his PM, so I'm assuming that the place he normally gets them from was out of stock and he's trying to get one. Who knows.

I ordered that too, in early March. I guess that's why it's taking so long! thumbsup cry


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Originally Posted by zugzug12
Originally Posted by hombredelassrtas
could be. all i knwo is he said that all companies that actually make the c/f cloth are beign bought up so only shipping small ammounts to Hood makers ect cry


What kind of Hood you gettin? wave confused


lol i am too poor at the moent to get a Hood. woudl like one eventually, but not sure waht kind yet thumbsup

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Originally Posted by zugzug12


I ordered that too, in early March. I guess that's why it's taking so long! thumbsup cry
I wish he'd at least send us a message letting us know what's going on with them.


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Originally Posted by bajoconstruction
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I ordered that too, in early March. I guess that's why it's taking so long! thumbsup cry
I wish he'd at least send us a message letting us know what's going on with them.


Tony said he's been bustin-ass at work...so hopefully soon! thumbsup


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Originally Posted by zugzug12
Originally Posted by bajoconstruction
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I ordered that too, in early March. I guess that's why it's taking so long! thumbsup cry
I wish he'd at least send us a message letting us know what's going on with them.


Tony said he's been bustin-ass at work...so hopefully soon! thumbsup
Cool, I figured he was busy, haven't seen him around in a while! Thanks for the update smile


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