Okay. Here are the spec’s, part # and pricing of the 25mm alloy tube for anyone who is interested.
Part # RT253BCL6.5AL / UA1248 6463T5 6.5M / EXT Tube Dia 25x3mm / AN 5-7um BRIGHT DIP CLEAR / $27.36inc GST
There is also a hard anodizing matte finish option for the coating. They did not have any on hand, so I couldn’t comment on the surface finish. But sales rep I spoke to said that the matte finish is even more wear resistant than the bright finish, so that could be another great option.