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Chris.Z
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Am plotting a new set of RNT cups. (Foxy 3's) I like the silver look for this set, but I'm wondering what's the difference between the Chrome and the Nickel finish? Any preference one way or the other?
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Only pimps carry chrome.
Gen. George Patton
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Chris.Z
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On Oct 12, 2018, ringmaster wrote:
Only pimps carry chrome.
Gen. George Patton



I can't tell if that's meant to be an endorsement or not.
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The difference is that a Nickel plated cup has a chromium plating over top of the Nickel. 2 factors play into the Chromium coating, 1 you won't need to polish the Nickel as it will patina black, 2. and this is the most important
a large percentage of the population is allergic to Nickel, the Chromium coat will make them safe to handle when applied right.

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On Oct 12, 2018, ringmaster wrote:
Only pimps carry chrome.
Gen. George Patton


I was interested in this quote, and did a little looking for the context he used it in. He may have been answering a question about his own handguns.

Here is a different version of the quote:

Son, only a pimp in a Louisiana *** house carries pearl handled revolvers, these are ivory.

No reference to chrome though.

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