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Old 02-19-2013, 02:13 PM
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I believe on the older CATs,
The tile coating of Platinum & Palladium starts to break down after a period of use

When it breaks down, it is said to smell like burnt almonds or rotten eggs
When it does break down, you could give the side of the Cat a rap or 2 with the palm of your hand & hear it moving.
From what i understand, the newer Cats use a different way of applying the precious metals & the old way of hitting it does not work
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