Re: [CR]Re: CR]Packing and Shipping Frame - drink Soda?


Example: Component Manufacturers:Chater-Lea

Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2004 01:44:44 +0100 (MET)
From: "kim klakow" <Akimbo71@gmx.net>
To: Ben Kamenjas <bici_pimp@mac.com>
References: <6BB5F79C-514C-11D9-9362-000393B3BF4C@mac.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]Re: CR]Packing and Shipping Frame - drink Soda?
cc: classicrendezvous@bikelist.org

snip - In addition to securing the ends and
> adding something to the top and bottom to soften a blow a 2 litre
> plastic soda bottle or even some of the wide mouthed large plastic
> water bottles suspended between the main triangle with the cap left on
> tight can soften quite a blow from a side on squashing. You see it's
> light, if needed can be pre-squashed to fit most any width and with cap
> in place the air pressure makes for a very strong bit of moulded
> plastic shock absorber especially when it will spread the load along
> the cardboard sides.

work even better if you leave some of the soda in the bottle. Not much, just enough to have the carbonization make the bottle a bit harder. It will mot break the bottle, since it will deform before anything else.

Gotta love plastics!

-- Kim Klakow

Diplom Grafik Designer Akimbo71@gmx.net +49172-1786481 Berlin - Germany

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