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Old 11-16-2012, 10:45 PM   #65
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Originally Posted by sniper1rfa View Post
Actually, his point does stand. Magnesium allows can rust *really* fast when exposed to salts, because the salt causes the oxide to flake like iron rust does.

No road salt? not a problem. Those of us with salted roads have more to worry about.

That said, It's been used in airplanes for decades and I'm sure there are things you can do.

If only there were some sort of protective coating that could be applied to the surface of a panel to protect it. Perhaps it could be some sort of liquid that could be sprayed on and then dry into a solid. They could even add some sort of pigment to allow a customer to select a hue for the panel to appear!
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