Magnesium bodies

Started Mar 26, 2012 | Discussions thread
Shop cameras & lenses ▾
Bill Force
Veteran MemberPosts: 6,607
Re: Stiffness
In reply to Leonard Migliore, Mar 28, 2012

Very true until you get into "matrix metals" such as they use in helicopter seats, bicycle frames etc. Extremely strong and light weight and they do not crawl like some metals. I've always wondered why someone hasn't used this compound in camera bodies?

' You don't have to have the best of everything to get the best out of what you do have'.

Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow