kirk Magnesium WightSaveing CutUp frame & Carbon ?ClearCoat

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by aCeMadMods

hi it been some time , i had not been into road bike for the last few year's but my fire been liteing up with kirk Magnesium frame i have now both the road and mtb frame Smile
ok the first Kirk Precision road frame i had strip all paint with alot of pain to get all the paint off it , i found out YOU MUST Never use water and steel wools Work great for alu , but never use on Magnesium. Sad
i have been read alot for the the problem with Magnesium corroding , so i like to try use a mix of kirk Magnesium frame with alot or miller and holes drill out of it to Save wight 800 gm or more then use carbon fiber or hemp on top off it the frame to give the reinforcement back to frame this point , am having a hard time with , i trying to read online what if the Way to this safe to do this , i can"t seem to find info the combo , from what i know Magnesium breath , it has mary hole inside it so i if i don't do something the frame keep of berthing of under the carbon or hemp it sill be corroding ,, So if i use a paint primer the carbon may not stick the frame, is they can use ? Anodisers coating or some thing . if i can't use the Magnesium and carbon can i get a Clearcoat of some kind to keep it Super Shine crome looking
has i hear not a %100 Magnesium it more like mix what you find in f1 car parts and gearboxs ,
i will upload pics later ,
i hope you boys and help me out as i stuck right now what to do thank you :beerchug:

by Weenie

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