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(drum roll) the salad spinner centrifuge


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#61 bsenn

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Posted 31 October 2018 - 22:52

 
How does it do on arugula?


I'm not sure, it sort of disappears after a few seconds...

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Posted 01 November 2018 - 02:35

I have three girls...one with a twirlimg baton, one with a nunchaku baton, and the other with a staff. Each is very skilled at their skills.

I have installed multiple pen slots in each stick on both ends. At the end of their practice, i checked to see if any ink is left behind in each pen. She who did not fully empty their pen, needed to practice more...

Each day, I can completely dry about 10 pens. That is my maximum.

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Posted 23 November 2018 - 22:33

Ive made my own pen centrifuge with some twenty-four inch bolt croppers, an old fan and a pair of socks which definitely werent a Christmas gift, I promise. Surprisingly, it does the trick. More surprisingly, without killing anybody.

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Posted 13 April 2019 - 11:17

Great idea,
I usually remove the rest of the water from the pen, shaking it like a mercury thermometer (the section is wrapped with a paper napkin, оf course).

Regards, Alexey


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Posted 20 April 2019 - 15:35

This is one of those posts that you just can't unsee.

 

EVERY time I'm at a store, and see a salad spinner, I think of it again.

 

Just yesterday, I was at Marshalls, and saw a small spinner, about half the size of the "standard" model, made by Sharper Image.  It was on clearance, and I ALMOST bought it.  I don't know why.  Almost like a compulsion. :yikes: .

 

I wonder if I'm suffering from some kind of Post Traumatic Salad Spinner Stress.  I swear, this thing would probably spin a couple of salad leaves, max..  Perfect size for a fountain pen, though.

 

Maybe I'll go back there today, and see if it's still there......


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Posted 20 April 2019 - 17:41

This is one of those posts that you just can't unsee.

 

EVERY time I'm at a store, and see a salad spinner, I think of it again.

 

Just yesterday, I was at Marshalls, and saw a small spinner, about half the size of the "standard" model, made by Sharper Image.  It was on clearance, and I ALMOST bought it.  I don't know why.  Almost like a compulsion. :yikes: .

 

I wonder if I'm suffering from some kind of Post Traumatic Salad Spinner Stress.  I swear, this thing would probably spin a couple of salad leaves, max..  Perfect size for a fountain pen, though.

 

Maybe I'll go back there today, and see if it's still there......

 

I still have and use the one at the beginning of this thread.  I have a motorized one that I made that is a copy of the one Parker sold, but the salad spinner holds the big pens that can't fit the motorized unit's trumpet.  Go back - you'll be happy you made the centrifuge.


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