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Originally Posted by rmay635703 View Post
I think this is just a semantics error but likewise...

The raw material used to make aluminum is cheaper than dirt, sadly the holy grail of auto engineering has been how to make that dirt into aluminum for less than steel, no one I know of has ever figured that part out.

But if they did aluminum is much more abundant and easier to get than iron ore!
Heh. Modern alchemy.

I still think they would convert lead to gold if they could, but aluminum is pretty useful, too.
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