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Nov 08, 2012, 03:15 PM
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Early 1980's or prior. I think they went to an alloy in late 80's.

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Nov 09, 2012, 10:09 PM
1/2 a bubble off
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Us Nickels: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_metal...nickel_made_of

Nov 10, 2012, 09:24 PM
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Thanks, bee man, good info.

So Jason, looks like all nickels are an alloy, not pure nickel. Maybe you could saw of the 25% thats nickel and just use that . Guess it's back to square one.

May 10, 2014, 11:08 AM
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After a loooong hiatus, I am working on this model again, just started the balsa sub-planking on the hull sides, and I'm looking for a good name for this one. Here is a list of words prefixed with mis- http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Catego...ixed_with_mis-

So far, I really like Miss Appropriation, Miss Allocation, Miss Belief, Miss Govern, and Miss Guided. I'll look for an appropriate-looking 1930's font and I'm planning to paint the lettering by hand after epoxy, then seal it with varnish.

Updated photos coming soon!

edit> just found Miss Deeds! I think thats my favorite, any other suggestions??
Last edited by JayJay76; May 10, 2014 at 11:21 AM.

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