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Re: Minilite Wheels

To: "Rocky Frisco" <>,
Subject: Re: Minilite Wheels
From: "Bill Mills" <>
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 12:47:56 -0500
I cannot find the source now, but it seems that plated spokes were a concern
for (hydrogen?) embrittlement in the plating process.  Stainless steel
spokes with plated hub and rim were preferred way to go.

'74 BGT (wishing I could get the mini-lites)

> Dan DiBiase wrote:
> >
> > Rocky, are chrome-plated wires more prone to failure than painted
> > ones?Never heard that before....
> Not certain, but that was the current wisdom back in the 60's, so I
> have avoided plated ones.

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