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Originally Posted by JeremiahTheBullfrog View Post
they are supposed to be bare copper.
No, they aren't. Mine came with nickel plated fins, and if you look at this picture by Dazmode of the Supreme HF he used in testing:



You can see the nickel plated fins.
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and? mine were copper. Even if they weren't the jetting of water in that area will cause the wear down of nickle quite easily. Especially since its extremely thin coated in that region. The fact is the shear pressure over time is more the culprit than than the type of water being used. A person who uses distilled water would encounter the same phenomenon.
Edited by JeremiahTheBullfrog - 2/19/11 at 4:37pm
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Idk about you bro, but for 99 cents, I'd just used distilled.
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Can't you go 2 years or so before a checkup is needed?
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Idk about you bro, but for 99 cents, I'd just used distilled.
Agreed.. For an extra dollar or two I wouldn't risk damaging parts worth hundreds of dollars..
    
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