Re: [CR] Reynolds 531 vs. Tange 2001

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From: Dave Porter <>
To: 'Phil Brown' <>, 'CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS' <>
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Date: Mon, 25 May 2009 14:43:00 -0600
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Subject: Re: [CR] Reynolds 531 vs. Tange 2001

Phil, I'm afraid I don't agree. The New seamless multi sided tubes are WAYYYY different... of course IMHO.. Dave P

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-----Original Message----- From: [] On Behalf Of Phil Brown Sent: Monday, May 25, 2009 2:19 PM To: CLASSIC RENDEZVOUS Subject: Re: [CR] Reynolds 531 vs. Tange 2001

You will never be able to tell the difference between any steel tube of similar spec after it's built up. Period. Tange has/had a nicer finish on the raw tube than Reynolds or Columbus. That's it. And today's welding is so good that the seamed v.s seamless thing is meaningless. Phil Brown Strong opinions today in Oakland, Calif.