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Re: Re: Re: Kydex Replacement

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Posted by Rick Crockett on March 4, 2001 03:19:39 UTC

Well I understand Kydex is textured on one side and ABS comes smooth or textured one side. Anyway A guy had a commercial dew shield that was supposed to be Kydex and he bought a piece of ABS for his second scope and we couldn't tell the difference. Then a clerk at a plastic supply house in response to my direct question affirmed that textured ABS and Kydex were chemically the same. It was he that said Kydex was just a brand name for ABS.

I always like to know for sure though just to be correct. Even if not, I have used the ABS for much longer than anyone was selling Kydex products. I am even thinking of building a light weight ABS boat this summer.

Cheers,
-Rick

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