Why magnesium alloy????

Started Apr 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
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leicaman Veteran Member • Posts: 3,777
Re: Why magnesium alloy????
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Magnisium is hard, light and cheap... it can be cast.

Aluminum must be machined and is heavier.

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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