Re: Code 88 Wheels & Track


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Max Robin said:
Driver tires were made
of nickle silver (determined by spectroanalysis and grain structure on
electron microscope).
Grain structure ain't gonna tell you a thing, electron microscopy or not,
as whether it's stainless. But spectroanalysis in that microscope, sure.
And BTW, Max, it's really "nickel."

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