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Old 06-01-2010, 05:48 PM
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Default Would this plug the BP leak?

From the get go I thought of an industrial sized bladder similra to one of these drain clearing bladders inflated in the pipe might do the trick. Any thoughts?

Can't imagine someone hasn't thought of this by now.
Cobra Products 332 Drain Cleaning Water Bladder with Garden Hose Attachment, Medium


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Old 06-01-2010, 07:54 PM
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I think many have a hard time comprehending the extreme pressures and temperatures they are dealing with.
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Old 06-01-2010, 08:40 PM
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PSI at 5000ft is about 2300psi (give or take)
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Old 06-05-2010, 05:41 AM
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For the oil?
No.
For constipation?
Well, ain't going there...
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that right there is funny I don't care who you are..
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I've heard the pressure is 20,000, yes, I mean twenty thousand, as the oil is coming from a mile or two below the bottom of the gulf.
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what is the pipe coming out.......21 inches in diameter?

why not make hefty streamlined metal projectile 21 1/4 inches in diameter and several feet long, put it on a wire tethered to the center of the 21 inch pipe, and let it rip from the surface. you'll never get it out of there but it would do the trick.
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Obana will fix it and make it all better!
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Obana will fix it and make it all better!
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Nice!
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Originally Posted by boatommy View Post
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come out on top. clinton would have been wearing a wet suit with shrimping boots on his feet hugging the gulfcoast fisherman and telling them how he feels their pain on the first day. Then he would have went back to washington until his ratings needed enougher boost. The only fix for this is to take the person on BPs payroll or the US mine and minerals agent that approved the short cuts and shove them in the opening until the oil stops comming out. A little info on pressures. 30,000 psi is what they use to cut steel and marble with water jets. Do you think maybe we have over extended our capabilities to deep drill successfully?
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Start, then continue dumping crude oil on the leaders of BP's land, personal property, home, business offices every day until it is stopped just for a little extra motivation.
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Originally Posted by grouperkng View Post
that right there is funny I don't care who you are..
what's even funnier (or maybe scarier) is that there are about 4 or 5 possible "takers" based on the phone number tear-offs....
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Would work about as well as anything they have tried so far.
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I would try one of these a Large Tampon

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None of those ideas will work, come on guys, THIS is the solution.......
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my eyes!!!! jeeeezzz please post a warning before posting that....got a little puke on my keyboard!!
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