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    Need your help

    I bought a GT Force Carbon 2011 frame (green). I noticed that there is a patch work on the frame but covered very well with the paint work. One look, I could not notice it. Was told this is a new frame and I bought it.

    Is this normal of GT Carbon frame ?
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    That would be the near-worthless factory chain guard tape under the clearcoat. Wrap it with something substantial, and hit some trails! ;-)

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    I thought so, but I am not sure if it is a patch-up work for a cracked frame... I hope it is just a clear film under a clear coat.

    thanx snodrift

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    Yep. Identical to that on my force 2.0. Woulda taken a pic to show it, but it's already wrapped with waterproof elec tape and beat upon.

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    Thanx man, you really helped me reduce my anxieties ! I can now hit the trail without having to worry it will break into two...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greng Matin View Post
    Thanx man, you really helped me reduce my anxieties ! I can now hit the trail without having to worry it will break into two...
    Yep, all the GT frames com with that Clear tape for a chain guard.

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    Yep, they all do and it is not under the clear coat by the way. You might want to get a better chain stay protector though cuz that clear tape will tear up pretty quick. I have a Lizard skinz chain protector on mine.
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    Thanx all !!

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