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I bought it off of eBay.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/?
Does that look like 6061 aluminum?
Maybe buying a longer piece would expose more of the name.
No big deal, unless maybe I buy more.

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John Doe wrote:
I bought it off of eBay.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/?
Does that look like 6061 aluminum?
Maybe buying a longer piece would expose more of the name.
No big deal, unless maybe I buy more.

Thanks.


yup, just tested the photo you posted and it's 100% 6061 aluminum.
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On Mon, 8 Feb 2021 16:21:07 -0000 (UTC), John Doe
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I bought it off of eBay.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/?
Does that look like 6061 aluminum?
Maybe buying a longer piece would expose more of the name.
No big deal, unless maybe I buy more.


Hydro is the maker.

..https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norsk_Hydro

That piece of metal probably really is 6061.

Joe Gwinn
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On Mon, 8 Feb 2021 16:21:07 -0000 (UTC), John Doe
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I bought it off of eBay.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/?
Does that look like 6061 aluminum?
Maybe buying a longer piece would expose more of the name.
No big deal, unless maybe I buy more.


Hydro is the maker.

..https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norsk_Hydro

That piece of metal probably really is 6061.

Joe Gwinn

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"Hydro" without Norsk is in Canada.
https://www.hydro.com/en/about-hydro...merica/canada/


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Cydrome Leader wrote:

John Doe wrote:


I bought it off of eBay.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/?
Does that look like 6061 aluminum?
Maybe buying a longer piece would expose more of the name.
No big deal, unless maybe I buy more.


yup, just tested the photo you posted and it's 100% 6061 aluminum.


How much experience do you have with 6061 aluminum pictures?


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John Doe wrote:
Cydrome Leader wrote:

John Doe wrote:


I bought it off of eBay.
https://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/?
Does that look like 6061 aluminum?
Maybe buying a longer piece would expose more of the name.
No big deal, unless maybe I buy more.


yup, just tested the photo you posted and it's 100% 6061 aluminum.


How much experience do you have with 6061 aluminum pictures?


quite a bit actually. I test upwards 100 tons of metal assays via photos
across the internet a year. Customers include boeing, coca-cola walmart and
Ford.


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