Why magnesium alloy????

Started Apr 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: Why magnesium alloy????
In reply to leicaman, Apr 20, 2013

leicaman wrote:

Magnisium is hard, light and cheap... it can be cast.

Aluminum must be machined and is heavier.

Aluminium can be cast as well.

Titanium is the best, lighter and stronger but is hard to machine and hugely expensive.

A Titanium Leica M  body is $9000+

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