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    Oi! roxys.mama's Avatar
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    Aluminium Fork?

    I have a Masi Team 3V that I believe was built in the Mondonico shop in Italy, but distributed by Torelli in the US.
    My question is:
    How do I know what my fork is made of?
    It has no markings at the shoulders (just round)
    The left side has an "Aussie" decal and the right side has a "Michelin" decal.
    If anyone can help, I can send pictures via email.
    Thanks
    Sois loyal envers toi-mÍme

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    1. does a magnet stick to it? yes = steel.
    2. is it metal? no = carbon. (if you tap it with a fingernail, you should be able to tell the difference)

    but that's all the help i can come up with - as for determining what metal it may be (other than ferrous/non-ferrous), i got no clue.

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