My return to Classic Cmp - San Diego, software archive, etc.
wdonzelli at gmail.com
Mon Dec 15 21:12:12 CST 2008
> The thefts were really odd considering that these recorders were
> connected to an array of Pt-Pt+10% Rh thermocouples, each about 4 ft.
> long. The metal in one of those was probably worth almost as much as
> a bucket of those silver beads. Yet they were never filched.
The thieves may have been smart - Platinum is harder to sell on the
open market, while gold an silver can be sold almost anywhere amongst
zillions of other deals that act as cover (or "noise").
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