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From the what it's worth department again

Discussion in 'Lounge' started by oroy54, Feb 11, 2018.

  1. oroy54

    oroy54 New Member

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    It is cold outside and I was bored so I did a mini experiment. I bought some 12 oz can's of Coca cola but all different. One regular Coke the others Diet Coke, and Coke Zero. I also added a Bud Light.
    Then filled the bathtub with water.
    The experiment was about flotation of these sealed cans.
    Can you guess the outcome of this test?
     
  2. Jay 41

    Jay 41 Whole-ass

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    My guess is,no matter what you do, those products all suck.:D
     
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  3. flange

    flange Act like you care and do SOMETHING!!

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    we did an experiment to see if a coke would open by itself in a camp fire......it did and send hot coals fifty yards in each direction. P.S. hot coals do burn through tents:lachen::lachen::lachen::lachen::lachen::lachen::lachen:
     
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  4. oroy54

    oroy54 New Member

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    That must of took awhile to happen.
     
  5. heavyevans

    heavyevans FNG

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    Most if not all will float. I know the beer can will float. I think all the fluids are lighter than water. Plus they have CO2 dissolved in them.
     
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  6. flange

    flange Act like you care and do SOMETHING!!

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    seconds. it was a hot fire. couldn't believe how hard it blew we may have been tipsy and thought it was a good idea at the time.
     
  7. Joeysmith

    Joeysmith New Member

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    We use to "borrow" cardboard bales from the local grocery store and drop them in the pasture for an instant bonfire to drink around. Well someone at the store got tired of us doing that so they started putting can goods inside the bales. A superheated can of beans make a pretty good boom and burn the piss out of you.
     
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  8. Sdeery

    Sdeery Machinist in training

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    Diet floats. The rest should sink, not a huge beer drinker though.

    sdeery
     
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  9. Jon

    Jon Team Canada

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    :mrbill:
     
  10. chucko615

    chucko615 Banned camp counselor

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    Fixed...............:D
     
  11. Catpower

    Catpower The Crowd Pleaser

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    The beer and diet drinks will float, the sugar in the regular drinks makes them heavier than water so they sink

    The alcohol in the beer is lighter than water so it will float
     
  12. pecmsg

    pecmsg Junior my ASS

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    Define Huge?
     
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  13. MITTS

    MITTS Sitting on two acres

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    Just guessn they all sink.
    Seems like you always got to fish for anything a cooler after the ice melts a little.
     
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  14. oroy54

    oroy54 New Member

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    That's a good reply Mitts. I think temperature is a factor.
     
  15. HMD

    HMD does it matter?

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    good thing it wasnt a mapp gas cylinder
     
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  16. oroy54

    oroy54 New Member

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    I thought they had a rupture disc.
     
  17. oroy54

    oroy54 New Member

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    Now how about starting out with a bic lighter in a fire.
     
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  18. Zman

    Zman Hanging by a Thread

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    How but if we just drank the Beer and see if we Float? :D
     
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  19. Zman

    Zman Hanging by a Thread

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    ...and make a Bong out of one of the empties! :thumb:
     
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  20. oroy54

    oroy54 New Member

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    The lid on the Coke is the weakest link.