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Offline aclarke

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Re: Mako chainsaw pistons cylinders
« Reply #20 on: December 24, 2014, 03:26:05 pm »
Pretty sure all the modern cylinder coating are electroplated and honed to final dimensions .

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Re: Mako chainsaw pistons cylinders
« Reply #21 on: December 24, 2014, 03:31:47 pm »
Plasma sprayed bores are more common on auto motors.  I think k Ford is using this process in the newest mustangs...

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Re: Mako chainsaw pistons cylinders
« Reply #22 on: December 24, 2014, 03:38:41 pm »
If you work with the different kinds, it is easy to tell them apart.
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Re: Mako chainsaw pistons cylinders
« Reply #23 on: December 24, 2014, 04:04:22 pm »
NWP started with chrome on their BB and went to nikasil. IMO must be a reason for it.   mako saying they are sticking with chrome to me is just cost savings to them which = better profits. All JMO and thoughts.

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Re: Mako chainsaw pistons cylinders
« Reply #24 on: December 24, 2014, 04:26:20 pm »
Depends on environmental considerations as spent chromic acid disposal was a real consideration in some countries.
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