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    I don't have any pictures. I saw 2-3 bad ones...

    I don't have any pictures. I saw 2-3 bad ones while I was tech inspecting/judging in FSAE Italy last year. There were also other wheels made in the same way but with a thicker laminate which seemed...
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    You shouldn't really need to run the numbers to...

    You shouldn't really need to run the numbers to know that putting a 20g bending load into a flat, thin carbon spoke is going to snap it. Ply orientation and other manufacturing red herrings are also...
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    I havent one fail because I haven't seen one...

    I havent one fail because I haven't seen one involved in a crash yet. That doesn't make them ok. Cost and manufacturing aspects are irrelevent as the main issue here is safety. A steering wheel,...
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    Somewhat related, but I'm absolutely not a fan of...

    Somewhat related, but I'm absolutely not a fan of these wheels which are made from a single monolithic carbon sheet (typically 2-3mm thick) and then bulked up with foam or similar for the grips.
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