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Re: Daytona 500 redux
On Wed, 19 Feb 1997, Phil Payne wrote:
> In message <9702190955.ZM21001@danm> dan_masi@MENTORG.COM (Dan Masi) writes:
> > > We always called this 400 foot tape - That is how deep we were in
> > > the submarine before anyone noticed that the maintenance/repair
> > > people had forgot to replace a 3 inch dia. through the hull valve
> > > and the opening was just taped over. I don't recall the exact psi
> > > at 400 feet...
> > Oh, only about 175 psi.
> 173.4 at 4 degrees Celcius. About 11.8 bar.
Yeah but thats only half the story, with a 3" hole, the FORCE on the tape
is about 1258 pounds. Id like to get some of that tape!!
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