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Old 05-28-2008, 06:55 PM   #4 (permalink)
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That is a very interesting patent. The things described in it are worth trying.

Keep in mind that patents are written to cover all the bases. It is not neccesary for the things in the patent to actually work as described, or work at all. A good patent writer would write patents which cover all the bases for the inventor, but mislead (or at least not educate on essential finer points) anyone who tried to reverse engineer the invention using the patent as a guide. The scale and shape of items in illustrations may be distorted or grossly out of scale. Close reading of the text sometimes reveals this kind of misdirection.

Good luck with your testing and let us know how it comes out.
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