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      12-01-2019, 12:34 PM   #502
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Originally Posted by chris719 View Post
I have to say, the 1x1 weave looks pretty bad too. I do understand all BMW roofs are 1x1 and it's probably not that noticeable in real life because it's the roof, but it would be nice if it matched all the other parts.
A particular weave is used for strength/structural righty optimization, not aesthetics.

Generally, a 2x2 weave is used in part build up (middle layers). A 2x2 weave has slightly higher resin consumption which equals more weight.
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