Why magnesium alloy????

Started Apr 19, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Lance B Forum Pro • Posts: 29,153
Re: Why magnesium alloy????
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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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