blybo wrote:Except there are only 3 (or were until recently) Taiwanese factories making CF frames for the vast majority of the worlds brand names as these brands need quality control. Merida, Giant and another I can't remember the name of. Use others at your own risk.
Yup, but carbon fibre comes in different grades. Same factory deals in both grades for different models. Build a design intended for high-grade materials out of the low-grade stuff and it won't be as strong, maybe won't be safe.