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    Aurora Anodizing



    Ok...Does anyone here know anything about this finish (weak, strong, etc.), Where can i get it, how much would it cost, and what do you think about this finish?

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    I thought it was something they do with nickel? I know that it has a problem with flaking, and if you thought regular anno was pricey............

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    i heard about the flaking but is that because someone threw it into the middle of the ocean or did that happen under normal conditions?

    Regular ano is pretty expensive but this shouldnt cost double the price of a normal ano...is it?

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    I also did a search here and i came up with nothinc except a very ugly picture of a emag with this finish.

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    supposedly only eclipse offers this. not sure that they are even doing it themselves but rather farming it out.

    heard mixed things as far as its durability.

    might want to pm punisher customs or doc, might can tell you more.

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    Go to PBN, search for "Destructive Customs" and "Spectrum" you should find threads on this exact type of anno.
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    reminds me of miami vice..
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    From what I've heard, Eclipse has a patent on that style of ano job. They have it worked out so it *won't* flake (other methods have been known to flake, making the investment crappy), but I think you would be surprised at how much it would cost. People have talked about *big* numbers, more than the cost of any gun. I'd try to contact eclipse tho.

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    I wonder about Tom sometimes...

    http://www.automags.org/forums/showt...rora+Anodizing

    He thought that looked good? lol. Maybe it's just the non-milled X-Mags that look.. not so great.

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    i remember there was another thread on this before. I remember seeing that cocker and maybe an impulse with that color. Well anyway, hwo they get it is they take the metal and put a certain amount of voltage through the metal which turns the metal that color. Search for the thread. I forget the title though
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    Originally posted by FlameboyC11
    They have it worked out so it *won't* flake (other methods have been known to flake, making the investment crappy
    ALL of the eclipse guns have had some sort of flaking. I have got pics og the shocker, cocker, and impulse from thier perspective owners and all of those guys had some sort of minor flak problem.

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    its a funky layerd plating technique IIRC...

    pretty much if you have to ask, you can't afford it... super-expensive.

    not to mention the already mentioned flaking problems, which, IMO, are unacceptable for something that costs that much.

    not my bag, but it is pretty interesting.

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    It's chrome... that's had about 5,000 volts pumped through it in the chroming process! Essentially, it's been burnt by electrocution. Very expensive and VERY dangerous to do. I wouldn't try it with a home-anno set-up. Unless you have a Haz-mat team and a few EMTs standing by.

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    I already told you about this, ya big dumby.

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    it is called spectrum pvd (physical vapor deposition)

    it is titainium vaporized under high voltage the finish itself is very thin and very durable it is harder than ceramic.... the problem is that aluminum components need to be nickel plated to withstand the deposition process the nickel base is what causes peeling problems .... now applying it to say stainless mag boies should not be a problem at all

    p.s. it is very expensive pm me if you are interested in more info we are working with a shop that can do it

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    mossman - yea u told me but i want more info ;P

    how much money are we talking about here?

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    700 dollars if you could find someone who could do it, but you wont. End of discussion.

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    read a couple posts up maybe you can find someone who could do it

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    $700 isn't all that bad...only i'd rather buy a 04 eclipse elbaded cocker with that money

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mossman View Post
    700 dollars if you could find someone who could do it, but you wont. End of discussion.
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