Well today i set about lightening the conrods
I am doing this with a dremel and a sand paper attachment.
The basics of doing this is taking away any excess material from manufactor.
I was given the example if it was left on a beach for 10 odd years, it'll be all smooth, this is what you want to take off.
This is how i have started(no where near finished, and yet it has still lost 5g!):
SIDE BY SIDE: