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Old 06-08-2012, 08:20 PM   #21
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I still vote for using two tablespoonfuls.
I agree. It's still the right answer.
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Old 06-08-2012, 09:24 PM   #22
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I vote that the US should adopt the metric system and then we wouldn't have all this tom-foolery.

How many stone do you weigh?
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Old 06-08-2012, 09:30 PM   #23
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I vote that the US should adopt the metric system and then we wouldn't have all this tom-foolery.
I agree
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Old 06-08-2012, 09:42 PM   #24
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Since a gallon(US) of water (128 Fluid oz.) weighs about 8 pounds (within 4%, close enough for government work, or humping a 6 gallon case - ~ 50 lbs of bottled water) an ounce of water weighs roughly 1 oz.(US)
Close enough. But it's not the weight (avoirdupois) ounces that are different; it's the fluid ounces that vary between US and Imperial. An Imperial fluid ounce weighs 1 ounce avoirdupois to several decimal places.
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Old 06-08-2012, 09:53 PM   #25
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The difference is 1.04. That's why my 28.3 wasn't 29.5. Or verse vica.
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Old 06-08-2012, 10:36 PM   #26
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That's for an ounce of weight, not a fluid ounce.

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Old 06-08-2012, 10:37 PM   #27
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Of water.
At 4C no less.
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Of water.
You are corect, of course.
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Old 06-10-2012, 11:34 AM   #29
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I vote that the US should adopt the metric system and then we wouldn't have all this tom-foolery.

How many stone do you weigh?
Plus 1!
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Old 06-10-2012, 02:50 PM   #30
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I vote that the US should adopt the metric system and then we wouldn't have all this tom-foolery.

How many stone do you weigh?
I try to keep my weight down to that of one full US beer barrel filled with water (31 gallons).
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