Any pics? Would love to see how these wear.
I really want to try a back to back 1K and 2K wear test to see definitively what I prefer the real world look/feel of.
It’s like a dot sized chip. Luckily its not really noticeable because its at the edge. I’ll try to take a photo of it this week.
Is this material more prone to chipping than the resin?
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The carbon fiber is still cured or mixed with epoxy/resin type of glue. It looks like they used chopped carbon fiber and then molded it into the lug forms.
I think that the use of forged carbon fiber on the bezel parts is more from a design and marketing point of view. It looks pretty, but a regular resin piece should function the same.
Since the parts consists of epoxy/resin, it still acts the same as any other hard resin/plastic parts. Meaning, it scratches and dings and chipping will occur when you hit it on something sharp or pointy, like rocks or straight edges.
As others have said before, the 1k is a work horse and the 2k a show horse, especially if the carbon parts are 100 usd a piece, while a basic 1k bezel is like 10 usd.