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Old 03-15-09, 10:07 AM   #1
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Columbus Air

is this material aluminum or steel?

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Old 03-15-09, 11:07 AM   #2
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Steel. It was Columbus' first attempt at an aero tubeset, and was introduced in the early 1980s.

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And it's not light...or stiff. But damn it looks cool!
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Don't they also make one called "airplane" or something to that nature now out of aluminum?
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Don't they also make one called "airplane" or something to that nature now out of aluminum?
Yes; Airplane is 7005 alloy Aluminum.

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