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Old 04-24-2009, 04:55 AM   #1
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So i was thinking abvout trying an experiment with carbonating bottles in the near future that has bottle bombs written all over it....would a predetermined mass of dry ice in a bottle adequetly carbonate it? maybe start out with gram incerements and slowly increase unitl it eaither blows up or reaches 2.5 volumes of co2.....practical no....but extremley fun YES!!
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Old 04-24-2009, 05:27 AM   #2
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Hmmm...Seems like it could work.....Please videotape this...

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Old 04-24-2009, 05:33 AM   #3
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Yes, that works.
If I recall correctly, approximately a pea size of dry ice is enough for carbonating 33 cl beer.

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Old 04-24-2009, 06:14 AM   #4
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Yes, please provide a live feed and youtube for archiving. Face shield and gloves may be in order.

I may not be an expert, but I did stay at a Holiday Inn Express........ 6 months ago.

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Old 04-24-2009, 07:10 AM   #5
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start very small, dry ice has a rapid reaction with liquids.
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Old 04-24-2009, 07:43 AM   #6
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Please try using a carboy mmmmmm mmm fap fap
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Old 04-24-2009, 12:21 PM   #7
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Watch the youtube vids on dry ice bombs first, this one is good

Will be a fun experiment, after capping, run!

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Old 04-24-2009, 03:47 PM   #8
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Yes, please provide a live feed and youtube for archiving. Face shield and gloves may be in order.

And kevlar vests with ceramic trauma plates.

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Old 04-24-2009, 03:57 PM   #9
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Best done in a pressure vessle with a blow off valve but if you must do this then use a 500ml PET bottle, cover it with a heavy blanket until the ice has sublimed and check the bottle pressure with it still under the blanket (if it feels like a rock you may change your mind about trying to open it. Use a face shield and gloves and wear body covering heavy clothing. Plastic shards are not as bad as glass but they can still do severe damage.

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Old 04-24-2009, 04:17 PM   #10
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