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Old 08-08-2017, 21:18   #1
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is there a reason

Hi we have water tanks under our salon berths, they are covered with plywood then on top of that a very thin copper sheet under our squabs We have no idea if they have a purpose.
Anyway I hand it to the brains trust.
I give up
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Is it a counterpoise, aka ground, for an SSB radio?
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Thanks Paul its not wired and it is paper thin and it held in place with tape, someone suggested it maybe a attempt at an arthritis cure.
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Pure new age quackery. For a laugh, read about this "copper sheet"

- Copper bed sheet 100x200cm
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Pure new age quackery. For a laugh, read about this "copper sheet"

- Copper bed sheet 100x200cm

Ha ha. I love it. Makes me want to share the story of the nutter at our office who was into this sort of stuff. She came to work one day with her hand in a big, serious looking bandage. On enquiry, it turns out she had bought some pain relieving magnets online. As she opened the packaging they snapped together from inches apart, trapping her hand in the middle, breaking the skin badly and nearly breaking her finger. She was wearing the bandage for a week.

Pain relieving magnets - for best results... leave them in the box.


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We studied the entrails of a chicken and decided we are safe to remove them, it was a close call though so will keep you posted
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We studied the entrails of a chicken and decided we are safe to remove them, it was a close call though so will keep you posted


You do realise that you will makes us very paranoid if you DON'T keep us posted.
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Pure new age quackery. For a laugh, read about this "copper sheet"

- Copper bed sheet 100x200cm
There is a sucker born every minute. Hahahaha.

Excerpt from that linked page, shared here for laughs and so that page does not get more hits via CF:

"Wake up relaxed and healthy! Place the copper sheet under the cotton sheet, thus it not only relieves cramps and sore muscles, but also shades you from high frequency radiation.

It protects your body from the harms caused by computer, mobile phones, electro smog and electric cord. It is especially recommended for stressed and restless sleepers. It ensures a relaxing sleep making you wake up refreshed. Easy to transport, this it can be conveniently brought along with you on trips.

Use the COPPER SHEET at work as well ex: place under floor mat.

Contains 99,99% pure copper.
On 1m2 there is 30g of copper.


WARNING!
Spreading the copper bed sheet out totally at the first time can cause nightmares, sweating and heart palpitation.


Avoid using synthetic bed linen and nightgowns, because these will lower its shielding effect. Use the copper products as instructed by your doctor or therapeutic if it differs from our usage instructions! Those people, who are allergic, have acute infections and or who suffer from Wilson’s disease should never use direct contact therapy! Before using, the copper products please consult with your herbal healer, reflexologies, and kinesiology, especially if you are stressed or have heart problems. Do not wash it in the washing machine, don’t tumble dry it, or iron it! Do not try to clean, shine brown spots with metal cleaners!"
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Pure new age quackery. For a laugh, read about this "copper sheet"

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In line with the copper bracelets.
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Everyone knows that copper sheets keep out Evil Spirits.
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Apparently you Sea dwellers have never been hit by Earth rays!
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Copper bracelet worked for my mother. Whenever she tried living without it, her crippling arthritis returned with a vengeance. Don't knock it till you've tried it! (Of course it doesn't work for everyone, one in 10 if you're lucky.)
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Ahh, come on guys... you know that the copper foil is there to ground your tinfoil hat to while you sleep!

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Copper bracelet worked for my mother. Whenever she tried living without it, her crippling arthritis returned with a vengeance. Don't knock it till you've tried it! (Of course it doesn't work for everyone, one in 10 if you're lucky.)
I can't help but think it is physiological. As long as it helps.
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