Why magnesium alloy????

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Pradipta Dutta
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Re: Why magnesium alloy????

RedFox88 wrote:

Pradipta Dutta wrote:

It is because Magnesium Alloy provides the best compromise between weight, strength and cost.

No, plastic over a metal frame is the best compromise betwen weight, strength, and cost.

No. Plastic will be cheaper but not strong enough for the durability offered/required by pro bodies relative to the magnesium alloy construction. That is why the cheaper, consumer grade bodies, are made of plastic over metal frame while the more expensive bodies are made of magnesium alloy.

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