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Old April 12th, 2019, 08:24 PM   #1
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Default How can you tell the difference between Roll Line Matrix steel vs Titanium?

No I won't have a scale with me.
I'm looking to buy someone's Roll Line Matrix off the internet, going to meet with them next week to look at the setup and maybe buy. I know they're selling a Matrix but I don't know if it's steel or titanium. How will I know just by looking at it? Or do I need to ask?
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Old April 14th, 2019, 10:29 AM   #2
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No I won't have a scale with me.
I'm looking to buy someone's Roll Line Matrix off the internet, going to meet with them next week to look at the setup and maybe buy. I know they're selling a Matrix but I don't know if it's steel or titanium. How will I know just by looking at it? Or do I need to ask?
the steel only refers to axles I think,,,,,usually steel ones are a silvery color, titanium should be a blue or darker green or something if I remember. good luck, also ask and look at others. also can be kingpins
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Old April 14th, 2019, 11:03 AM   #3
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The Titanium has "Titanium" written on the trucks.
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Old April 14th, 2019, 12:47 PM   #4
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Titanium is non magnetic.(well paramagnetic)

Get yourself a magnet. If the magnet sticks to axles they're steel.
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Old April 14th, 2019, 02:06 PM   #5
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The plate will be ergal aluminum
The truck and axle and axle nuts will be titanium, dark grey, Mort's correct, a neodymium magnet shouldn't be attracted, good luck.
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Old April 14th, 2019, 04:16 PM   #6
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The plate will be ergal aluminum
The truck and axle and axle nuts will be titanium, dark grey, Mort's correct, a neodymium magnet shouldn't be attracted, good luck.
I think the nuts are still steel, but it would be cool if they were Ti!
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Pivot is also titanium.
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