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Offline RD

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« on: 14/12/2011 18:28:32 »
Corking timing or set-up ? ...


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Should the cork and spray both be in shot ?.

Surely the cork, propelled by gas, not champers, has hit the ceiling before the booze leaves the bottle ?
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« Reply #1 on: 14/12/2011 19:35:13 »
I think you are right. The cork usually leaves the bottle quite a bit before the liquid foams and overflows the bottle (if it even does.)
 

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« Reply #2 on: 14/12/2011 19:44:43 »
I'm inclined to believe it because I also found this
http://www.doc-diy.net/photo/sound_trigger/
and it seems legit to me.
But I agree that it seems a bit exaggerated.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 14/12/2011 20:06:48 »
I suppose it depends a lot on how you hold the bottle. I can (usually) get the cork to pop without spilling a drop (the stuff is expensive enough as it is).
 

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« Reply #4 on: 14/12/2011 22:40:12 »
This Youtube footage looks legit ... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SlvTHKwaxs

On that example the foam catches up with the cork after ~6",
 but the foam does not overtake & surround the cork.
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