Half a croissant, on a plate, with a sign in front of it saying '50c'
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Stanley Dryer

A toy steam engine powered by dry ice
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Perfect for toy train sets and boats
theircompetitor, Dec 02 2004

Steam powered robots -- too cool http://www.crabfu.com/steamtoys/
[theircompetitor, May 31 2006]


       Very nice.
contracts, Dec 02 2004

       Does the sublimation create enough constant pressure to power a small engine?
JeremiahBritt, Dec 02 2004

       Haven't done the full calculation but anything converting to gas should, given sufficient volume. Plenty of chemical reactions would do, but dry ice is the one of the top of my head that is "safe".
theircompetitor, Dec 02 2004

       Like 'dry ice bomb' "safe". Just Kidding. Cool idea.
Shz, Dec 03 2004

       [brau], I'm imagining a container where you put a sealed bricket.
theircompetitor, Dec 03 2004

       Gets my (+)   

       oh, i want one!
elfling, Dec 03 2004

       Build one [+]
skinflaps, Dec 03 2004

       Thanks for pulling this back to the fore, [tc]. Very nice idea.
bungston, May 31 2006

       whats with the name?
bleh, Jul 31 2006

       instead of stanley steamer, [bleh].
bungston, Jul 31 2006


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