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how do the J frames in scandium and alloy hold up to use ...

Re: how do the J frames in scandium and alloy hold up to use i have had a 340pd for a long time. my humble opinion is that it is the best concealed carry revolver that has ever been produced. by a long way. it is insanely light. its shape really doesn't "print" like a gun in your pocket. 357 is arguably the best personal defense round ever created, and they are of the typical s&w quality. the ...

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Scandium Element Facts - chemicool.com

Scandium is considered to be of low toxicity. Characteristics: Scandium is a soft, light, silvery-white metal, which becomes slightly tinged with yellow or pink when exposed to air. Scandium is almost as light (low density) as aluminum but it has a much higher melting point.

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Scandium Frames - Safe and reliable material? | Road Bike ...

So, "scandium" is a perfectly good frame material, if used appropriately. But, like any other material, if you try to make it too thin, too light, or design/assemble it …

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Scandium - Element information, properties and uses ...

Scandium is added in small amounts to aluminium, to produce an alloy which is very light, yet very strong. As such, it has found use as a material for high performance road and mountain bikes. The advent of new frame materials, such as carbon fibre and titanium, has somewhat lessened the popularity of scandium alloy bike frames, but many such ...

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Scandium - chemeurope.com

It is used in lacrosse sticks; a light yet strong metal is needed for precise accuracy and speed. Backcountry tent manufacturers sometimes use scandium alloys in tent poles. U.S. gunmaker Smith & Wesson produces a small, lightweight revolver with a frame composed of …

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Smith & Wesson 386: The Best Revolver You've Never Heard ...

Both have 2.5-inch barrels, Scandium alloy frames, and 7-shot steel cylinders. The Nightguard is equipped with a tritium front sight and a Cylinder and Slide rear sight and weighs 24.5 ounces. The Sc/S (for Scandium and Steel) is very similar, but has the traditional S&W adjustable sights and weighs 21.2 ounces.

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Model 329PD | Smith & Wesson

Smith & Wesson combined a Scandium alloy frame with a Titanium cylinder to build the strongest and lightest weight .44 Magnum revolver made. The result...maximum power in a small, lightweight, easy-to-carry package. Smith & Wesson's large frame revolvers are a favorite choice among handgun hunters, competitive shooters and revolver enthusiasts.

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5" 1911pd with scandium frame | 1911Forum

It's nice and light for carrying. I'm not sensitive to recoil so I use it to practice recoil control. As far as durability, I have no concerns at all. If S&W can make a 1 7/8" bbl scandium pocket gun in .357 Mag and make it last, it'll certainly handle the low pressure .45 ACP.

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Are Aluminium-Scandium Alloys the Future?

Aluminium –scandium alloys (Al-Sc alloys) were discovered and patented in 1971 in USA and have been used in recent years in sports equipment (such as baseball bats, tennis rackets), bicycle frames, tent poles etc. American firearms company Smith & Wesson manufacture revolvers with the bulk made using Al-Sc alloys.

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S&W Scandium J-frame durability with magnum loads

A friend has a new revolver, a Model 360 I think. It's a lightweight, scandium frame 5-shot .357 Magnum revolver. He wants to reload for it, and he thinks he wants to shoot large quantities of full magnum loads in it. Given the historical durability issues with K-frame S&W revolver and .357 magnum ammo, I have to wonder how these little alloy J-frames can hold up.

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Dario Pegoretti Love #3 Scandium 52cm Frame | The Pro's Closet

Frame and wheels show slight signs of wear with only minor scuffs and scratches — no paint chipping. The drivetrain shows light wear but the derailleurs, shifters, and levers have not sustained any damage. The cockpit has light wear, primarily on the grips or handlebar tape.

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Interloc Scandium Race Frame Frames user reviews : 3.9 out ...

First off it is crazy light. The frame measures 60cm C-T and comes with an intergrated headset and an all carbon proprietary fork. Very sweet. Main triangle and chain stays are scandium and the seat stays are Columbus Curve carbon. Total weight of frame,fork and headset is …

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bike blog or die: What Ever Happened to Scandium Bike Frames?

Traditionally, 7005 alloys make light, strong, forged or CNC machined bicycle components, but can't be welded because they weaken when they melt. By adding scandium to the tube or to the filler between welded tubes, melted 7005 aluminum becomes …

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What is the point of scandium ? | Singletrack Magazine Forum

A propper light weight scandium frame for xc is brilliant. Not something you'd ever want to crash in the peak district though as the super thin tube walls would be horribly mangled.

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Gun Review: S&W 329PD Lightweight .44 Long-Term Review ...

I was excited to hear about the 329PD, which due to having a scandium alloy frame and titanium alloy cylinder weighs over a pound less, at 1.56lbs! I put about 2500 rounds through my 629 by the time I got my 329PD 3 years ago, but I had to relearn shooting a short, light .44 due to the drastic weight difference and increase in felt recoil.

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S&W revolvers with alloy or scandium frames? | Glock Forum ...

I don't have a S&W Scandium revolver. But I do have a Scandium 1911 Gunsite model. So far through between 2000-3000 rounds through it and no problems. My 642 is aluminum and steel and it's held up fine. Aluminum frames have held up to multiple thousands of rounds. The Scandium is supposed to have 3X the tensile strength of just aluminum.

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Niner Air 9 Scandium | Mountain Bike Reviews Forum

Scandium: Scandium is light (my frame weighed 1670 grams with the seat collar) and rides pretty nice. I do think it is a little more brittle than regular aluminum. I've know quite a few guys that have cracked Scandium bikes from various manufactures. Handling and fit: I started with a 80mm Fox.

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Scandium frames | Smith And Wesson Forums

29 Posts. #18 · Dec 11, 2016. I have two Scandium frame revolvers, a 325NG and a 327JM. Bought fancy, beautiful wood grips for the 325, because I thought I might be carrying it occasionally. One session on the range after practicing with carry ammunition, and I …

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What is Scandium? (with pictures) - wiseGEEK

Many standard light bulbs feature trace amounts of scandium, since the metal helps to produce illumination that is comparable to natural sunlight. Along with mass produced light bulbs, scandium also is effective as an addition to the mercury vapor lamps that are employed in theaters, movie and television sound stages, and inside arenas all over ...

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Scandium Frame S&W 1911, pros/cons? | Handgun Forum

Scandium frame 1911 I am sort of surprised at the comments in this thread about the scandium frames. I intentially wanted one of the S&W Scandium frame guns after having bad luck with an aluminum frame, custom shop, officers grip Sig Sauer 1911 (4 1/4 barrel).

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Gun Review: Smith & Wesson 325PD: Slightly flawed, but ...

It was designed to be lighter weight thanks to a Scandium Alloy frame and then it was made even lighter by giving it a Titanium cylinder. At only 21.5 ounces, it was very light for its size, but ...

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what's light for a scandium frame? - Weight Weenies

I went w/ the scandium frame because it was still relatively light, but cheap (it also looks really nice)-- I had also been riding trek y-foils and I felt like it was time for a change. That scandium frame was plenty stiff- had I not been using CF fork,rims, post, bars, saddle rails it probably would have been a much harsher ride.

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Scandium frame material | Cycling Forums

Oh my word, people, this isn't rocket science! "Scandium frames" is marketing. Yes scandium is a real metal, Yes there is actually scandium as an alloying element along with whatever else the Al alloy contains.Yes, almost by definition it must change the frame's properties vs. with the Al alloy w/o it.Maybe it changes the properties perceptably (that would be Hard To Tell w/o having a side …

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Super-Light Wheelguns for Self Defense: Too Much Power ...

The Smith & Wesson 327 is an eight-shot revolver based on the N frame. The 327 provides magnum firepower and capacity that challenges most pistols fed from a single-column magazine. Just like the 325PD, the 327's black frame was scandium and the gray cylinder was titanium.

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Smith & Wesson's 329PD .44 Magnum Lightweight Revolver

Light weight but powerful. That is the hallmark of Smith & Wesson's Scandium/Titanium revolver series. For a few years now, I have carried a Smith & Wesson 342PD .38 Special revolver everyday. Weighing a bit over eleven ounces, it rides very comfortably in my pocket.

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Smith & Wesson 340 PD 357 Mag 1.87: Barrel, Scandium Frame ...

Smith & Wesson 340 PD 357 Mag 1.87: Barrel, Scandium Frame, Hiviz Sight. Smith & Wesson 163062. Model: 340PD Caliber: .357MAG/.38+P Capacity: 5 Rounds Barrel Length: 1 7/8" Front Sight: HI-VIZ Front Rear Sight: Fixed Grip: Rubber Grips Frame: Small - …

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Scandium -- why not more of it? | Ridemonkey Forums

Thats's right! The little known alloy called Scandium-aluminum (Al-Sc) has been used by several bike manufactures to produce ultra-light Bicycle frames and by Easton to produce a line of baseball bats which have thinner walls yet are stronger and lighter. It is not suprising if you have not heard of Scandium.

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Chemical Elements - Scandium

Scandium is the first transition metal and the first rare earth element, the latter also includes yttrium and the lanthanoids. The ignoble light metal has only a few applications, because its chemistry isn't so complex and it also is rather expensive. It is used in high-quality, light alloys, e.g. …

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The Smith & Wesson Model 329PD: The Lightest .44 Magnum ...

The 329PD, like the 340PD, features a scandium aluminum frame finished in matte black and titanium cylinder. The 4.1-inch barrel is made of …

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Scandium as strong as steel? | 1911Forum

2,162 Posts. #3 · Jun 4, 2008. Scandium is pretty strong, but not as strong as steel. It will wear slightly quicker than steel, and if using hotter ammo, the potential for battering is a real concern. 1.

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