Join Date: Sep 2007
Location: Dallas area, Texas
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"the price for an ounce of Be is about $300!! This translates into $19, 200 for one pound of material!!"
Uh, no, that translates into $4,800 for one pound of material.
Beryllium-copper is a heat-treatable alloy used for non-sparking tools and stuff, but would not be especially useful in a bicycle frame; it is mostly copper and is not light. The article referenced is referring to beryllium or a mainly-beryllium alloy.
"be careful this rando stuff is addictive and dan's the 'pusher'."