Starfire vs ordinary glass

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  1. Mo_G

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    those that have used both, is there a big difference in coral colour ( sps, lps, clams, etc) between starfire and ordinary clear glass?

    does anyone have before and after pics or a site that does?

    thanks
     
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  3. Warr7207

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    Depends on the thcikness. Bob showed me how the thinner glasses make no difference.

    If I remember correctly once the glass is 12mm or thicker then starfire makes a difference to the viewing
     
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    Hi Mo G,

    I don't have low iron glass but IMO its a waste of money unless your glass is perhaps 12mm or thicker. For the probably unnoticeable difference you better putting that money into some decent equipment.

    However on something like 24mm laminated it would be advisable.

    m2c, but lets see what others have to say?
     
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    One thing that I do know about starfire glass - it does not scratch as easily as "ordinary" glass....
     
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    i disagree to a certain extent .....

    10mm and above, starfire or low iron is simply AMAZING

    I suggest as a min make the front a starfire !!!
     

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