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September 25, 2009

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Interesting post!

I wonder if some of the numbers are correct, though: the statement that "the bucket could hold 70 cubic metres of sand at a time" seems a bit generous, looking at the photos of the bucket, and doing the math.

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Howard - thanks for the comment. On thinking about it, you have a good point, 70 cubic meters seems significantly more than the apparent capacity of the bucket. I checked the brochure from the museum and that is the number they quote, but I agree, it doesn't seem quite right!

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