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    eloid Guest

    Default source for nickel plates

    looking to use nickle as my plates looking to reuse something or make
    plates out of something out of it, any idea or cheap source for nickle plates

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    Quote Originally Posted by eloid View Post
    looking to use nickle as my plates looking to reuse something or make
    plates out of something out of it, any idea or cheap source for nickle plates
    Nickel is supposed to work better than stainless but I am afraid that pure nickel will not come cheap. There are some nickel blends that look affordable but I am told those will not work. It has to be pure nickel.

    Larry
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    Up to 14.5 MPG with no enhancers. Still testing the effects of lots of HHO and no electronic enhancers.

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    eloid Guest

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    nickel is the best... but where to get some scrap, or reused nickel
    has anyone used recycled parts made from nickel.

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    nvtowing Guest

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    I'm not sure if Nickel is any better than stainless steel 304 or 316 (15 percent Nickel).. Why would it be?

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    eloid Guest

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    Quote Originally Posted by nvtowing View Post
    I'm not sure if Nickel is any better than stainless steel 304 or 316 (15 percent Nickel).. Why would it be?
    one very simple and very real danger....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Hexavalent Chromium.... is a buy product.... and now is in your Electrolyte... do a youtube seach and google
    people die from this... its nasty,,,, and a big deal.... and your electrolyte is full of it ....if you use ANY type of stainless steel ...... all stainless steel have
    some sort of element of chrominuim....

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    nvtowing Guest

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    Ah... Gotchya.

    Have you considered electro plating stainless with nickel?

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    eloid Guest

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    the electro plateing will etch off sooner or later....
    try a us nickel you see what happens.

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    the cheapest nickel i know of is in ur pocket.
    Come to the Darkside - We have Cookies
    And lots of KOH (16 LBS)

    Not currently running HHO.
    I dont run HHO during winter.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mytoyotasucks View Post
    the cheapest nickel i know of is in ur pocket.
    And then it is only 25% nickel...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nickel_...d_States_coin)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Q-Hack! View Post
    US - 75% Copper
    25% Nickel


    Canadian - 94.5% steel,
    3.5% Cu,
    2% Ni plating

    no wonder the US dollar is worth more

    going to try a few coins and see.
    Come to the Darkside - We have Cookies
    And lots of KOH (16 LBS)

    Not currently running HHO.
    I dont run HHO during winter.

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