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Beer Sphere

A simple mini keg
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There have been other beer spheres, that I'm too lazy to link to.

This one begins with a pair of stainless steel bowls. A wooden ring (from, say, a solid chunk of oak) is made by woodturning or with a jigsaw. Grooves for seals would be nice. A pair of flanges or many clips (with small bolts) hold it together and allow disassembly for cleaning. The oaken ring is waxed inside, and has a stout band of iron fastened about it's girth, to hold the pressure and make a solid place for fittings and the like. A handle and feet would be nice too.

Beer sphere. Say it over and over again to yourself until the syllables lose meaning and become just surreal noises.

afinehowdoyoudo, Jan 28 2013


       [+] I like the attention to detail, where all the hardware is mounted on the iron band, though I'm not entirely sure where the oak ring fits onto the beer ball.
FlyingToaster, Jan 28 2013

       Beer sphere.
swimswim, Jan 28 2013

       Beer sphere.
swimswim, Jan 28 2013

       Beers fear.
swimswim, Jan 28 2013

       Beers fear? What's wrong, little beers?
swimswim, Jan 28 2013

       fear spear
pocmloc, Jan 28 2013

       I have to give this a bone for its lack of flexibility and bounce. I want a beer sphere I can ride like a Hippity Hop balloon, hands on the reins and tap in my mouth.
bungston, Jan 28 2013

       or bullrider style: beer sphere steer.
FlyingToaster, Jan 28 2013

       This is all well and good, but have you checked that it is suitable for filling with high explosives, slinging beneath a Wellington bomber, and skipping across jerry reservoirs?
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 28 2013

       Those were cylindrical if I recall.
RayfordSteele, Jan 28 2013

       Specifically, they were barrel shaped; a cylinder with a wide waist which acted as a sort of keel. Early trials revealed that a simple cylindrical drum was too likely to 'catch an edge' (if borrowing from modern vernacular is permissable) and go awry.
Alterother, Jan 29 2013

       //they were barrel shaped//   

       Indeed so. I think, therefore, that this idea could be greatly improved by making the beer container barrelical rather than spherical. Other than that, though, it's perfect.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 29 2013

       So if I understand correctally, you are suggesting a keg- shaped beer-containament vessel?
Alterother, Jan 29 2013

       It sounds so obvious now that you suggest it. I'm surprised it has not been tried before.
pocmloc, Jan 29 2013

       //you are suggesting a keg- shaped beer- containament vessel?// Yes, but specifically in the shape of a keg in the shape of a barrel.
MaxwellBuchanan, Jan 29 2013

       bungston, yes! With the downward pressure of yr arse on each bouncelanding forcing beer up nasogastric tube (to eliminate choking on beerspurt).
calum, Jan 29 2013

       // specifically in the shape of a keg in the shape of a barrel. //   

       Sphere genius.
Alterother, Jan 29 2013


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