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Re: Vibroplex Rivets - Replacing the Presentation Plate

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  • Jack B.
    P.S. I think I ll have that drink now. .... .. -Jack-
    Message 1 of 21 , Dec 23, 2008
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      P.S. I think I'll have that drink now.
      .... ..

      -Jack-


      --- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com, "Jack B." <nzeronv@...> wrote:
      >
      >
      >
      > My new gold-plated brass plate has been plated with "electroless
      > nickel plate, .0003 min thick, followed by bright hard gold plate,
      > .000010 thick". I don't know how much better this is than the plating
      > originally put on by Vibroplex, but it sure looks great! I
      > re-inserted the rivet pins using the inverted screwdriver technique
      > mentioned by Gerry.
      >
      > There were some hardships regarding the plate, which I have posted on
      > my web site:
      >
      > http://members.tcq.net/nzeronv/presentation_bug_227915_gpbp.pdf
      >
      > Thanks for all the helpful advice from everyone.
      >
      > 73,
      >
      > Jack - N0NV
      >
    • Ron Johnson
      Well done Jack. A shame it s not full size but it looks good. Yes, go and get that drink and have a great Christmas. Regards, Ron g3xov ... From: Jack B.
      Message 2 of 21 , Dec 23, 2008
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        Well done Jack. A shame it's not full size but it looks good.
        Yes, go and get that drink and have a great Christmas.
        Regards, Ron g3xov


        --- On Tue, 23/12/08, Jack B. <nzeronv@...> wrote:
        From: Jack B. <nzeronv@...>
        Subject: [cw_bugs] Re: Vibroplex Rivets - Replacing the Presentation Plate
        To: cw_bugs@yahoogroups.com
        Date: Tuesday, 23 December, 2008, 11:27 PM



        P.S. I think I'll have that drink now.
        .... ..

        -Jack-

        --- In cw_bugs@yahoogroups .com, "Jack B." <nzeronv@... > wrote:
        >
        >
        >
        > My new gold-plated brass plate has been plated with "electroless
        > nickel plate, .0003 min thick, followed by bright hard gold plate,
        > .000010 thick". I don't know how much better this is than the plating
        > originally put on by Vibroplex, but it sure looks great! I
        > re-inserted the rivet pins using the inverted screwdriver technique
        > mentioned by Gerry.
        >
        > There were some hardships regarding the plate, which I have posted on
        > my web site:
        >
        > http://members. tcq.net/nzeronv/ presentation_ bug_227915_ gpbp.pdf
        >
        > Thanks for all the helpful advice from everyone.
        >
        > 73,
        >
        > Jack - N0NV
        >

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