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Re: [PSUBS-MAILIST] Idea for homebrew CO2 absorber

Thank you for your feeback, Mike,

I will see if my local library has that book and try to build one of these 
to play with.

PS: And of course 72 grams is not 3 1/2 oz., it's 2 1/2 oz. My bad.

>From what I can see in a book I have here, you have described
>a device first proposed in 1863.  A Professor Horstford (of
>Cambridge, Massachusetts) described the same gadget, but
>using a hand-cranked fan.
>As far as I can tell, it was not built.  But the theory seems
>Look at Mark Ragan's book "Union and Confederate Submarine
>Warfare in the Civil War," pages 110-111; a diagram is on
>page 170.

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