Re: Smelly Tent
Wayne Hill (whill@CBIS.ECE.DREXEL.EDU)
Fri, 11 Oct 1996 08:44:21 -0200
Gee, thanks Tom for making me look foolish, I guess I'll have to "Measure"
my comments better the next time.
>Let's see. Assume a hypothetical tent is a pup tent style, triangular
>entrance, eight feet long, three feet high and wide, then it would be,
>what 72 cubic feet?
>If the average odor eater is 12 inches long, by 4 inches wide by 1/4
>inch thick, then it would be about 12 cubic inches, or approximately
>0.007 cubic foot in volume.
>It would therefore take roughly 10,285 odor eaters to pack a tent. At,
>say 50 cents a pair (volume discount!), that would be around $2500 per
>tent treated, not to mention the cost/environmental impact of the
>packaging and the labor to pack 'em!
>A new tent would be preferable! And cheaper.
>Thomas C. Foss
ASM, Troop 165
Gloucester City, NJ
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