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A non misting mirror?
« on: 01/05/2007 13:56:29 »
I want you to invent something for me - a mirror that doesn't mist over when I'm trying to shave.  >:(
« Last Edit: 08/05/2007 16:27:00 by BenV »


 

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Re: A non misting mirror?
« Reply #1 on: 01/05/2007 14:07:26 »
I want you to invent something for me - a mirror that doesn't mist over when I'm trying to shave.  >:(

it's not the mirror doc, more to do with your heavy breathing! plus i think it already exists, in heated mirrors.
 

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Re: A non misting mirror?
« Reply #2 on: 01/05/2007 14:16:07 »
Wipe liquid detergent (or lathered soap) over the mirror, then gently wipe it clean. The mirror will not mist up for several days, at which time the process may be repeated.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 01/05/2007 14:22:27 »
or, run the cold tap first then the hot. that should stop the steam from the sink to the above placed mirror
 

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Re: A non misting mirror?
« Reply #4 on: 01/05/2007 16:06:10 »
or you can hold your breath!
 

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Re: A non misting mirror?
« Reply #5 on: 01/05/2007 16:15:06 »
I want you to invent something for me - a mirror that doesn't mist over when I'm trying to shave.  >:(

Okayyyyyy !!!  *5 mins later*



well...!!..it was a struggle but I did it....produced it.

..marketed it and distributed it...just for ewe handsome Beave !!

... http://www.easyshave.co.uk/cgi-bin/ccp51/cp-app.cgi
 

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Re: A non misting mirror?
« Reply #6 on: 01/05/2007 17:31:30 »
Clean your mirror with shaving cream nothing else.. it works for rainy days when your car heater and fan don't work either, prevents steam build up. Very cool!
 

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Re: A non misting mirror?
« Reply #7 on: 01/05/2007 17:34:20 »
Next time ewe have shave Mr Beaver sir send for me in a limo cos my butt is nice and shiny and does not mist up !!

Sheesh !!..the things I do to appease ewe lot !!  ;)
 

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Re: A non misting mirror?
« Reply #8 on: 01/05/2007 23:28:18 »
Put a heater in the mirror or blow hot air over it.
 

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Re: A non misting mirror?
« Reply #9 on: 01/05/2007 23:32:23 »
Or just rinse it with a cloth of hot water....it works for me !
 

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Re: A non misting mirror?
« Reply #10 on: 03/05/2007 00:11:46 »
Any sort of soap or detergent will do the job it works by reducing the surface tension of the water that condenses on the mirror ensuring that the condensation forms a thin even layer that does not affect the image too badly insted of small drops which completely destroy the image.

In the past if you were down and out and wanted to earn a bit of legitimate cash  the trick was to buy some cheap houshold soap and cut it into tiny blocks and wrap them in paper and sell them as special demisting blocks  demonstrating them using a small mirror and breath.  that way you could quickly turn an investment of a few pence into a few pounds
 

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Re: A non misting mirror?
« Reply #11 on: 04/05/2007 10:26:31 »
Thank you, Ian. I shall remember that next time destitution comes to call
 

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