Re: [CR]953


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Date: Mon, 9 Oct 2006 18:22:17 -0700 (PDT)
From: Jerome & Elizabeth Moos <jerrymoos@sbcglobal.net>
Subject: Re: [CR]953
To: haxixe@gmail.com, John Betmanis <johnb@oxford.net>
In-Reply-To: <75d04b480610091755y28a99c47ka127c25f684a46db@mail.gmail.com>
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

So what the heck is a maraging steel? How is this different from a typical stainless steel? And how is 953 different from the old Columbus stainless, Metax I believe it was?

REgards,

Jerry Moos Big Spring, Republic of Texas

Kurt Sperry <haxixe@gmail.com> wrote: Maraging steels have been around since during the on-topic period, but I'm wondering if anyone has made a proper butted cycle tubeset out of them prior to 953? In the '70s they were very expensive and hard to obtain.

Kurt Sperry Bellingham WA USA

On 10/9/06, John Betmanis wrote:
>
> At 06:52 AM 10/3/06 -0700, Jerome & Elizabeth Moos wrote:
> >So what is 953? Is is it Moly-Manganese like 531 or is it Chrome-Moly?
>
> I've been away from the computer for a few days and came back to 800+
> emails. I did see this one answered, but here it is from the horse's
> mouth,
> with more detail.
>
> http://www.reynoldscycles.co.uk/steel953.html
>
>
> John Betmanis
> Woodstock, Ontario
> Canada