[balloon-makers] sitting on an explosion

Paul Vincent Craven paul at cravenfamily.com
Sun Apr 1 10:41:46 CDT 2001


I believe that DOT certified tanks can withstand a 20 foot drop onto
concrete. Anyone care to elaborate?

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> From: balloon-makers-owner at mail.deering.org
> [mailto:balloon-makers-owner at mail.deering.org]On Behalf Of Tom Deering
> Sent: Sunday, April 01, 2001 8:57 AM
> To: balloon-makers at mail.deering.org
> Subject: [balloon-makers] sitting on an explosion
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> Who does "ride the tank"?
>
> I don't have a pony saddle, sorry Don. But it sounds like fun.
>
> But I wonder what protects the tank from abrasion and damage?
>
> Seems like the tank would take some abuse, and getting dragged over a
> large sharp rock might rupture the tank between my legs.  That's the
> last part of my body to which I would expose to an explosion.
>
> Otherwise, I'm keen on the idea.  Who has given this issue some thought?
>
> Tom
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