On Fri, 14 Jul 2006 00:38:43 -0700 (PDT), you wrote:
> Aluminum is a wonderful metal, they just haven't yet figured out how to make
> it hard and corrosion resistant and still high conductivity.
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Actually they have figured it out. The chromate conversion coating
process makes aluminum corrosion proof even in a high temperature salt
spray environment, and the coating is highly conductive. It's widely
used in the aircraft industry but may not be practical for radials.
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