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    I guess I don't see what good running a nut down...

    I guess I don't see what good running a nut down the threads would do anyway, and what about on days when you were wearing long pants?
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    Very clean? Insurance purposes? It's worth...

    Very clean?

    Insurance purposes? It's worth about $1,500 to the right buyer. In a retail setting, I would expect it to be listed for $15,000 and for insurance purposes I would insure it for...
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    Precisely. It's fun discussion...yet some people...

    Precisely. It's fun discussion...yet some people run short of brains, fast, and resort to name calling and insults. That says more than the fish tank problem ever will.
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    That's not an attack? What's funny is your...

    That's not an attack? What's funny is your contributions to this thread have been marginal and well, banal. At least some of the others are able to make a lucid argument that doesn't cause...
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    When you can't win the argument, attack the man. ...

    When you can't win the argument, attack the man. lol.
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    How many times have we seen engineers and...

    How many times have we seen engineers and scientists design something on paper using math and physics to the 10th degree only to have it fall into the ocean when they actually built it? Lots of...
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    Because the partition is water tight and seals...

    Because the partition is water tight and seals off the water behind it, thus making it null and void as far as the front wall is concerned.
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    Umm....the US certainly has its share of people...

    Umm....the US certainly has its share of people who do this...but it's largely an activity birthed in Europe, and still dominated by the Europeans. The French, Germans, English, etc. were the ones...
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    "The only thing that matters is the weight of...

    "The only thing that matters is the weight of water above you. "


    Hmmm... Earlier in this thread we were told that the weight of the water has no place in the equation.
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    What I think is funny....they had all these TV...

    What I think is funny....they had all these TV shows about discovering the Titanic 12,000 feet down. They had this expensive submarine, took lots of money and time and cutting edge technology to...
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    "As you increase the volume of the tank, the...

    "As you increase the volume of the tank, the walls become longer creating more area and the TOTAL FORCE against it goes up and like any beam the longer it is the more it will bow and the higher the...
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    I took mine out, and soaked them. I also heated...

    I took mine out, and soaked them. I also heated them up plenty hot with a torch to try to free up the goo-goo. Nothing made any difference. They refused to flow anything.


    Here's the...
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    It's really what I, and others, have been driving...

    It's really what I, and others, have been driving at all along....as you increase the body of water, the more likely the tank will want to break. Regardless of depth. This is a case of people...
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    It really comes down to profitability. On one...

    It really comes down to profitability.

    On one hand, it could be argued that 'greed' is the driving force, and in many cases it is. Choose any cell phone company or any of the big software makers...
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    I agree....but I gave up on any sort of phone...

    I agree....but I gave up on any sort of phone support years ago.

    Then, too, I always try to put myself in the other guys' shoes (no one does that anymore, either). Look at it from the...
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    I'm not so sure you have a leg to stand on.

    I'm not so sure you have a leg to stand on.
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    No experience with them but I doubt they'd be...

    No experience with them but I doubt they'd be viable on a daily basis, and of course ice is water which is heavy so not sure they'd be the best for old decrepit employees. But hell, you're in...
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    The .002 tank is a perfect example, it's hardly a...

    The .002 tank is a perfect example, it's hardly a silly tangent. You must wear loafers.
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    If you built a dam behind the oil reservoir would...

    If you built a dam behind the oil reservoir would the pressure be the same? lol. Jeez, first you stir up shit over the fish tank.... now this!

    Actually, I just went through this on a Tree mill...
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    There guys who can prove mathematically that they...

    There guys who can prove mathematically that they know how to win in Vegas. These are guys who can cite Pluto, Archimedes, and Einstein plus some even dorkier people no one have ever heard of. ...
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    So if you drained the dam and built a wall that...

    So if you drained the dam and built a wall that left a one inch slot all along the back face of the dam - the water side of the dam - the dam would be just as stressed after you filled the slot up...
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    Look like Chrysler bolts

    Look like Chrysler bolts
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    It turns out 4 ounces of water is every bit as...

    It turns out 4 ounces of water is every bit as forceful as the entire Indian Ocean. Who woulda thunk it?
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    I'm still waiting for someone to expalin, in...

    I'm still waiting for someone to expalin, in plain English, why the weight of the medium inside the tank does not matter.

    Why does the tank have a ton of pressure with water (which is heavy at...
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    You're lucky you survived.....

    You're lucky you survived.....
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