- Jan 30, 2014
I would prefer to see the next E-M1 MK II as a Carbon fibre model instead of full metal body. MUCH stronger than metal plus shave off a LOT of weight. Thoughts?
Perhaps plastic is more brittle or easy to break but not carbon fibre, unless you drop your camera to the floor which will ruin it either way sensor misaligned, shock in electronic components etc.Stronger but more brittle. I would rather have a dent than a shatter.
If you ever get around to trying that I'd like to see it... Bubinga is like Pau Ferro - The fingerboard on one of my basses is bubinga and it's very hard. Fodera in New York is using a product called "Diamond Wood" for one their fingerboards. It's pressed wood in laminates with glue. Looks kinda like rosewood, "feels" like rosewood to the fingers. It doesn't have that weird slippery feeling that phenolic resin tends to have.You know, when I get my CNC machine up and running I may just design a wood body for my GF2. Just for laughs. Bubinga with brass fitting or something (since I have a lot of bubinga. And ebony is a pain to actually work with..)