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  1. hrspla

    hrspla Oakley Enthusiast

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    How much lighter are the titanium square wires compared to the regular. Can you really tell a difference when you wear them.
     
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  2. DG85

    DG85 Oakley Enthusiast

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    In my opinion, neither noticeably lighter or more durable.

    A pair from many years ago, was properly sat on. Frame hasn't been straight and true since.
     
  3. TheWannaBe

    TheWannaBe The O-Warrior Premium Member

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    Correct me if i am wrong, but the old ones were an aluminum frame. The reason titanium is so awesome is it is as strong as steel but as light as aluminum. So it wouldnt make a difference weight wise...
     
  4. kronin323

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    Elementally, aluminum is still lighter than Ti. but once you start making alloys, all bets are off.
     
  5. TheWannaBe

    TheWannaBe The O-Warrior Premium Member

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    True, but its darn close :)
     
  6. kronin323

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    Aluminum is about 1/3 the density of an average steel, while Ti is 60% more dense than aluminum.

    So, how much lighter would a pound of Ti be than a pound of steel?
     
  7. Divide by zero.
     
  8. kronin323

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    (shhh... it's a trick question...) :behindsofa:
     
  9. Kuztomized

    Kuztomized Oakley Collector

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    Titanium Square Wire Weight? - image.jpg
     
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  10. TheWannaBe

    TheWannaBe The O-Warrior Premium Member

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