April 2008 Issue
The reality behind this pretty but high-maintenance material.
Author Norm Ellis is not a particular fan of stainless-steel, even though he knows it has its place—even if that place is not in your airplane. After providing a brief history of this widely used material, he makes a case for choosing the right stock for the right project on the basis of utility rather than beauty—and he offers the stats to back up his assertions.
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