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Old 9th March 2010, 07:34 PM
JasonGoldsmith66 JasonGoldsmith66 is offline
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Originally Posted by Jon View Post
Anodising wont take to a casting, usually made close to LM6 aluminium, in other words too much silicon content.
Very few grades will actually anodise any good.

A pro sand blasting cabinet and set up would be needed to fetch off or may be all week jobby on a semi diy and pressure pot.

I saw a chap with an anodised Steyr rail in blue to match his cylinder...wouldnt the Steyr rail be made of the same grade of aluminium as the Steyr action ? ie: if Steyr can anodise the alu to black, one presumes a normal silver one can also get the treatment ?
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