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[DPRG] Re: A modest proposal

Subject: [DPRG] Re: A modest proposal
From: Rodent daweasel at swbell.net
Date: Tue Nov 5 19:24:01 CST 2002

African or European swallow?

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> A full size steel sumo ring surface that is 1/8 inch thick will weigh 102
> pounds, according to my calculation because the density of steel is 0.283
> pounds/cubic inch.
>
> Volume = (pi/4)*(60.63 inch diameter)^2 * (0.125 inch thick) = 360.89 in^3
>
> weight = 0.283 lb/in^3 * 360.80 in^3 = 102.13 pounds.
>
> A 1/16 inch thick steel surface will weigh half that, and a wooden
> subsurface would be ideal.



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