Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2008/12/15

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Subject: [Leica] FYI: Black paintM9
From: glehrer at (Jerry Lehrer)
Date: Mon Dec 15 17:37:22 2008
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In my profession (aerospace) chrome plating on aluminium is quite common 
in wear situations.

BTW, the aluminium frame on my CCW Colt Commander .45 ACP as built by 
Swenson over
30 years ago and used regularly, has a chrome plating.


> It will be interesting to see how robust the chrome plating on ally will 
> be compared to the brass..........
> --- On Sun, 14/12/08, mehrdad <> wrote:
>> From: mehrdad <>
>> Subject: Re: [Leica] FYI: Black paintM9
>> To: "Leica Users Group" <>
>> Date: Sunday, 14 December, 2008, 8:36 PM
>> the new silver chrome  lenses like the 28/2 silver is now
>> the same material
>> as the blk  one, so same weight class.
>> On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 12:29 PM, Brian Reid
>> <>wrote:
>>> The black lenses are about 40% lighter.

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