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[DPRG] Contest - Rules Committee

Subject: [DPRG] Contest - Rules Committee
From: Ed Koffeman edk at kinetric.com
Date: Sat Aug 9 10:08:09 CDT 2003

Dang! Just when I was going to slice all those lemons open.  Now I have
to redesign the battery plates to unfurl inside the lemon.

Ed Koffeman

> -----Original Message-----
> From: dprglist-admin at dprg.org [mailto:dprglist-admin at dprg.org] On
Behalf
> Of W. E. Cole
> Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 10:41 PM
> To: DPRG
> Subject: Re: [DPRG] Contest - Rules Committee
> 
> As a safety issue, I think the Rules Committee should formally adapt
the
> rule that all batteries must be of the 'sealed' (i.e. spill proof)
type.
> There's no justification for allowing unsafe items in our contests
when
> safer materials are readily available.
> 
> ~Bill
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bill Boyer" <daweasel at swbell.net>
> To: "DPRG" <dprglist at dprg.org>
> Sent: Friday, August 08, 2003 10:23 PM
> Subject: Re: [DPRG] Contest
> 
> 
> > The rules do not limit your battery choice. However, if you have
plan to
> use
> > lead-acid batteries and they leak, damaging the course or making a
mess
> > in the Science Place, you could be disqualified under the current
rules.
> >
> -----
> > > Any restrictions on types of batteries that can be used?
> >
> 
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