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The Wine Clip

  1. May 14, 2008 #1

    russ_watters

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    Call me crazy, but I have a hard time with 'we don't know how it works, but it works great! (Buy it!)'
    http://www.thewineclip.com/cgi-bin/category.cgi?category=home
     
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  3. May 14, 2008 #2

    Moonbear

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    If you need to improve the taste of wine as it's poured from the bottle, buy better wine. :biggrin:

    It looks like a hair clip. Hmm..and doesn't fully wrap around the bottle neck, so won't even work to stop drips. :rolleyes:
     
  4. May 14, 2008 #3

    DaveC426913

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    One of its claims is:

    "In contrast with most gases, oxygen is highly magnetically susceptible, and is attracted to a magnetic field."

    I thought this was only true of liquid oxygen.

    [ EDIT: Oh. It's paramagnetic].


    As for the veracity of the product, I wouldn't put any stock in it until I saw an independent test. Their own tests and four bucks will get you a coffee at Starbuck's.
     
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  5. May 14, 2008 #4

    russ_watters

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    FYI, I got this link from a spam sent by a vendor at work. They also make this, which, apparently does actually work:
    Basically, a magnet wrapped around a pipe will prevent dissolved ions from coming out of solution and precipitating onto the pipe.

    http://www.enecon.com/products/eneflow_01.asp
     
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