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    My Alloy Question

    There is a reason that the nickname for alloy wheels is 'mags'. They were originally made largely of magnesium alloys. Due to durability and maintenance issues, magnesium fell out of favor and was replaced by other alloys, mainly aluminum. The shiniest ones are indeed chromed, that is, plated...
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    Any contraindications of inhaling pure O2?

    Remember that NASA had plans for the lunar astronauts to breath pure oxygen in the Apollo spacecraft on the way to the Moon, a week long (or more) time period. Of course, that didn't work out so well since Apollo 1 burned up during a test, killing three astronauts.