Magnesium bodies

Started Mar 26, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Plastic should be king..
In reply to Bill Force, Mar 30, 2012

Bill Force wrote:

All of them failed due to the plastic GEARS shedding their teeth and no repair parts are abailable.

LOL, what kind of DSLRs are you using that have "gears" that are shredding their teeth! Last time I checked, DSLRs had no such gears inside them!

You also have to understand that there is an extremely broad range of plastics. For example, some of the touchest storage boxes you can buy are Pelican cases, whcih are made of plastic. These plastic Pelican cases are virtually indestructible, can handle a huge range of temperatures without failing or fatiguing, and are tough enough to stand up to military use:

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