What's Reynolds 520 tubing like, any good?

unixnerd Posts: 2,864
edited March 2011 in Road buying advice
I'm interested in a frame made of Reynolds 520 tubing. Is it fairly decent or are we talking steel drainpipe weight?
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  • blackhands
    blackhands Posts: 950
    520 is about the same as the old Reynolds 531. Fairly light and not too flexible - so not gaspipe quality.