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Re: Chain Plate Replacement

Originally Posted by davidpm View Post
One advantage of titanium over stainless is that apparently polishing of ti is not necessary except for cosmetic purposes.
From my blog; "I ordered Grade 5 (Ti-6Al-4V) Titanium with sand blasted finish. Interestingly someone suggested that the polished finish is too shiny while the blasted finish is cheaper and holds the deck sealant better."


ps. Sandblasted Ti is cheaper than polished.

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