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Is the M93R full metal version Anodized?


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#1 McGilli

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 08:31 AM

Is the M93R full metal version Anodized?

Is it made of aluminum? Steel?

Just wondering, thanks!

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 04:03 PM

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 04:44 PM

Not sure if the full metal version is anodized, but what I can tell you is that the gun is made from an aluminum alloy, not steel.

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 04:48 PM

Ya - from reading around - it seemed like it would be some kind of aluminum instead of steel. Seems to be common with many GBB pistols.

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Posted 13 September 2012 - 06:00 PM

View PostMcGilli, on 13 September 2012 - 04:48 PM, said:

Ya - from reading around - it seemed like it would be some kind of aluminum instead of steel. Seems to be common with many GBB pistols.
I believe aluminum alloy is the perfect metal to machine airsoft GBB pistols from since it is a relatively lightweight metal, while retaining the strength and durability. Steel may just be a bit too heavy and tough to use on an aluminum frame since it may mash up the weaker metal, and is heavier which may delay or disrupt the blowback function in some guns.

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Posted 14 September 2012 - 04:32 PM

Not sure why my post was chopped off but anyways...
The 'limited' edition with the metal lower uses same metal as the M9 PTP.
I can tell you it's not anodized. There are uneven surface in certain area where it suggest it was painted. My best answer to the material will be pot metal aka an alloy that melts approximately 400-500C.
I can't tell you what its the percentage, but the typical top three alloy used in pot metal are Aluminium, Zinc, Magnesium. Since folks who polish KWA's slide noted rapid corrosion/ rusting occurs if it's not buffed I'm suspecting it has more Zinc or magnesium than aluminium. It does make sense as those two metal are cheaper than aluminium.

I know people who tried to anodize pot metal receiver (of different manufacture)...they will melt.




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