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Arrow rest

  1. Feb 5, 2004 #1
    Is it possible to use magnets (donut shape) to float a carbon arrow in the center of the donut (LEVITATION USING CARBON.
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  3. Feb 5, 2004 #2


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    Should be. Heck, with a strong enough field, you levitate almost anything. I've seen film footage of a magnetic chamber that puts out such a field that it levitates plastic toys, and even live animals. The footage I saw was fo a spider and a small frog. Since living organisms are mostly carbon (aside from the water, which I don't think was contributing to the magnetic levitation), it seems likely that a greater concentration of carbon would levitate better.
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