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    Quote Originally Posted by monkeyracer View Post
    I've tested the microwave method. But make sure the hamster is not installed, because they don't last long in there. (Maybe about 3 seconds or so) A microwave cooks things about 15 times faster than a convection oven, so give it about 90 seconds in there to make sure the paste sets right.

    If you are going to test it, the only way to make sure it would work is to use the same plastic as the car body; lexan, so you would have to find something similar. Tupperware bowls are made of a similar plastic, so it should work the same.
    I'm glad you didn't say "Check your mom's nightstand, there should be something there that would work for this test."

    That would have been just WRONG!
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    Quote Originally Posted by monkeyracer View Post
    I've tested the microwave method. But make sure the hamster is not installed, because they don't last long in there. (Maybe about 3 seconds or so) A microwave cooks things about 15 times faster than a convection oven, so give it about 90 seconds in there to make sure the paste sets right.

    If you are going to test it, the only way to make sure it would work is to use the same plastic as the car body; lexan, so you would have to find something similar. Tupperware bowls are made of a similar plastic, so it should work the same.
    k i will.
    i want to test it to c if it will work instead of putting on my body first.

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    wait, I was adjusting for high altitude, I live in colorado, add another 30 seconds for the higher pressure for where you live.
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    do you have a video camera? it would be good to post a video of how to do it so future people can follow the same methods.
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    Quote Originally Posted by monkeyracer View Post
    do you have a video camera? it would be good to post a video of how to do it so future people can follow the same methods.
    So just to make sure we have everything, you need to ask your folks for:

    1. Astroglide
    2. Bananas
    3. Rubber gloves

    and now add to that list,
    4. Video Camera

    I still think it is the perfect opportunity to ask for a puppy too!

    (anyone want to take bets on this "kid" being one of the mods having fun?)
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    And once you have all that you can smear the ground up solar paste all over your body.
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    Quote Originally Posted by danielkh View Post
    (anyone want to take bets on this "kid" being one of the mods having fun?)
    To test, you can go to his myspace and request to be his friend (he's too popular to let everyone see his profile) and check it out there.

    I think a video of your process would be the best way to show someone else how to do it. The nobel committee will want proof of the experiment too, so it's something you should definitely get.
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    Quote Originally Posted by monkeyracer View Post
    To test, you can go to his myspace and request to be his friend (he's too popular to let everyone see his profile) and check it out there.

    I think a video of your process would be the best way to show someone else how to do it. The nobel committee will want proof of the experiment too, so it's something you should definitely get.
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    OH! Then why not save some time and tell your uncle you need astroglide, bananas, rubber gloves, and a video camera! You could get started sooner!
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    Quote Originally Posted by monkeyracer View Post
    I've tested the microwave method. But make sure the hamster is not installed, because they don't last long in there. (Maybe about 3 seconds or so)...
    Unless of course the little fella has an additude problem and deserves it. Classic.

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