Originally Posted by ccluff2
one peice is always going to be a minimun of around $50 because there is a minumum amount of work needed to be done just to anodize something. At the absolute best you might be able to get you part included with someone elses batch for a reduced price($20-30). But then you are subject to wait for someone to choose your color or settle for the color that they want.
This sounds like your best bet - just ask annodizers if they're doing a run in the color you want or anything similar, and see if they'll do yours at the same time. If you're nice and respectful about it then I'm sure someone wouldn't have a problem with that.