Drink cans,beer cans ETC,using as floatation

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  1. djwkd
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    hi,i just need to know if its possible to encase beer cans and driftwood etc inside a sealed up frame.
     
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  2. jehardiman
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    :rolleyes: ....No, just glue them in upside down...
     
  3. Frosty

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    You can get Newcastle brown in cans now? Thats disgusting --it should be in a clear glass pint bottle.
     
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  4. djwkd
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    unfortunately you can get newcastle brown in cans.Anyhow,i dont drink often,so im always thisrsty.(yeah,i know that was a rubbish joke,but i hope we dont all start talking about newcastle brown now.....!)
     
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    oops,sorry if you thought that was stupid too!
     
  6. djwkd
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    upside down as in hole in the water?FOR THE OCEAN?REALLY?
     
  7. Figgy
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    He was kidding!

    Newcastle in cans wouldnt be too tasty.
     
  8. djwkd
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    right,so how do i cover them up?
     
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    also if you put them upside down,it might just work ok! (if its upwards water may get in easier,how ever upside down will just maintain the water line with plastic bottles and stuff.)
     
  10. winters
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    uhm.. using cans as floatation for what exactly ?
     
  11. Richard Hillsid
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    The idea sounds interesting, the further the voyage gets the more bouncy you have after drinking the beer, one must design a method of removing and re inserting the cans easily.
     
  12. djwkd
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    Raft,17 foot.
     
  13. djwkd
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    is it possible to put floatation inside a dry frame?
     
  14. Figgy
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    Why not just seal the frames up and have that be your floatation?
     

  15. marshmat
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    Some cottagers here have made rafts using cans; the 5 L beer-bubba mini kegs work a lot better though.
    Cuban refugees have been known to cross to Florida on rafts made with pop bottles.
    Anything that is completely sealed will work. Pop/beer cans, will be a lot harder than plastic bottles, which can have the lids glued on securely.
    I'm not sure I'd want to take this thing on the ocean though....
     
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