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Old 04-23-2012, 10:23 PM   #1
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Don't they always look dark brown? Why is this silver? Is it the flash? I know it's a STOOPID question. LOlsz.

Not this:


But this:
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Old 04-24-2012, 07:51 AM   #2
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Ceramic coated? All the untreated turbines I have seen are brown, but VHT flameproof seems to hold up well (don't know if they make silver) and ceramic coating could do that too.
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My ceramic coated housing looked like that.
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I agree, looks like it's ceramic coated.
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They actually start out a dark gray (not sure if it's paint or just the natural color of the cast iron before it's oxidized), they turn brown as they age and rust.



I agree that a different color is probably a result of ceramic coating. I've seen silver and black.

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