Re: [cw_bugs] Re: Vibroplex Rivets - Replacing the Presentation Plate
- 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
Date: Tuesday, 23 December, 2008, 11:27 PM
P.S. I think I'll have that drink now.
--- 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.
> Jack - N0NV