Starfire glass, is it worth it ?

Discussion in 'General Discussions and Advice' started by Stressed Eric, 28 Sep 2009.

  1. Stressed Eric

    Stressed Eric

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    After adding yet another scratch to my viewing pane I think the time has come to replace it. I'm looking at starfire glass for this but yoh, it's anything but affordable. Is it all it's made out to be, does it scratch as easily as normal glass and do scratches show up as prominently ?
     
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    leslie hempel Moderator MASA Contributor

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    having worked with starfire in the past i think its awsome glass, it wasnt to expensive at that stage compared to normal glass only the availability and transport (had to be crated) was an issue.. thus making it expensive.. i have no idea what the going rate is now but if price is no problem go for it.. i personally still prefer conventional glass.
     
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    It depends almost entirely on how thick the glass is. If its over 12 -15mm it becomes useful as you start to see the difference properly. The difference in 10mm glass is negligable.

    Other than that, its much the same just more expensive.:)
     
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