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Title: Oak Cubes in a Conical
Post by: majorvices on September 16, 2011, 05:18:29 PM
Does anyone know for sure if oak cubes always float? I do not want to have to back them and I don't want them clogging up the bottom of my conical. Seems like they float IIRC.
Title: Re: Oak Cubes in a Conical
Post by: tschmidlin on September 16, 2011, 05:32:36 PM
They usually float for a while, but if you let them sit too long then they will eventually take on enough liquid and sink.  I don't pay enough attention to know how long that takes though, sorry. More than a couple of days, less than a couple of months :-\
Title: Re: Oak Cubes in a Conical
Post by: majorvices on September 16, 2011, 08:30:40 PM
Hmmm ... perhaps I will rig up tiny flotation devices.  ;) Thanks. I guess I'll bag 'em.
Title: Re: Oak Cubes in a Conical
Post by: morticaixavier on September 16, 2011, 08:46:32 PM
Hmmm ... perhaps I will rig up tiny flotation devices.  ;) Thanks. I guess I'll bag 'em.
little tiny teeny life vests... how cute ;D
Title: Re: Oak Cubes in a Conical
Post by: ryang on September 16, 2011, 09:02:04 PM
yep, if you want them to float, bag them with a ping pong ball.
Title: Re: Oak Cubes in a Conical
Post by: majorvices on September 17, 2011, 02:43:46 PM
Love the ping pong ball idea, thanks!
Title: Re: Oak Cubes in a Conical
Post by: james on September 17, 2011, 03:54:12 PM
yep, if you want them to float, bag them with a ping pong ball.

Thats an excellent idea.  Added to my bag of tricks
Title: Re: Oak Cubes in a Conical
Post by: The Professor on September 17, 2011, 04:46:35 PM
yep, if you want them to float, bag them with a ping pong ball.

Now that's brilliant!