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Old May 20th, 2007, 04:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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phantom problem

On my phantom, my clear plastic pieces keep on breaking. Does anyone else have this problem? Is it possible that they are weak from playing with them for a long time or that I got parts from a bad batch?

It just seems that the pieces are always chipping or breaking when ever I play. Am I playing to rough with the gun?
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Old January 1st, 2008, 11:34 PM   #2 (permalink)
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same thing with a clear lacrosse stick i had, the clear plastic for some reason is more brittle than plastic with color.
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Old January 1st, 2008, 11:43 PM   #3 (permalink)
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The problem is that the clear parts you have are made of acrylic, whereas the stock black parts from CCI are made of delrin. The delrin is a little softer, so it's got more "give" to it. The acrylic parts are inherently more fragile, especially if you over tighten the hardware.
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