Ya, coatings have many negatives. Your car takes alot of abrasive abuse underneath and once the coating is breached, it become a place for moisture to hide. Brass really doesn't need a coating. It takes on the elements pretty well, unless something like salty water gets trapped against it. We have had an editing situation where someone got pissy and removed threads and pictures. I do not like people using a privilege to alter our database. And I am truly sorry I have to take a step that'* makes for a bother to most to guard against immature actions.
To make up for it, and keep the option for existing Subscribers valid, Sawgunner has been assigned/accepted the job of editing. If you feel the need or benefit in an edit, PM him the correction and he will get right on it.