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OT: How to build a bigger, better corkscrew

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  • Steven
    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22083752 Worth a read. Mr Higgs s mechanical corkscrew weighs as much as some cars. Next job, Coffee Maker?
    Message 1 of 3 , Apr 11 4:39 AM
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      http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22083752

      Worth a read.
      "Mr Higgs's mechanical corkscrew weighs as much as some cars."

      Next job, Coffee Maker?
    • jsheikg
      ... The ball governor is a nice touch. You can t be too fast or too slow when inserting the screw or withdrawing the cork. Now, if only he could come up with a
      Message 2 of 3 , Apr 11 4:07 PM
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        --- In girlgenius@yahoogroups.com, "Steven" <slharbron@...> wrote:
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        > http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22083752
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        > Worth a read.
        > "Mr Higgs's mechanical corkscrew weighs as much as some cars."
        >
        > Next job, Coffee Maker?
        >
        The ball governor is a nice touch.
        You can't be too fast or too slow when inserting the screw or withdrawing the cork.
        Now, if only he could come up with a nut cracker that could load itself and clean the meat properly as well.
      • chibiwakki
        ... One that can remove a walnut from its shell in one piece? Without the use of squirrels?
        Message 3 of 3 , Apr 12 10:54 AM
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          --- In girlgenius@yahoogroups.com, "jsheikg" <jsheikg@...> wrote:
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          > --- In girlgenius@yahoogroups.com, "Steven" <slharbron@> wrote:
          > >
          > > http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-22083752
          > >
          > > Worth a read.
          > > "Mr Higgs's mechanical corkscrew weighs as much as some cars."
          > >
          > > Next job, Coffee Maker?
          > >
          > The ball governor is a nice touch.
          > You can't be too fast or too slow when inserting the screw or withdrawing the cork.
          > Now, if only he could come up with a nut cracker that could load itself and clean the meat properly as well.
          >
          One that can remove a walnut from its shell in one piece? Without the use of squirrels?
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