Brass vs. Aluminum fittings on filters?

Started May 1, 2013 | Questions thread
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nkistrup Senior Member • Posts: 1,676
Brass vs. Aluminum fittings on filters?

Know that brass is better, but to what degree?

Asking because B+W uses brass, and Marumi uses aluminum (I think).  If optics are comparable, and pricing 2x or more, are the brass fittings that much better?

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