Re: How Flat Glass?
- From: bridger@xxxxxxxxx
- Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2005 10:58:36 -0700
On Tue, 4 Oct 2005 09:44:37 -0700, "Charles Spitzer"
>"Larry Jaques" <novalidaddress@di\/ersify.com> wrote in message
>> On Mon, 3 Oct 2005 10:27:16 -0700, with neither quill nor qualm,
>> "Charles Spitzer" <charlie.spitzer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> quickly quoth:
>>>"Larry Jaques" <novalidaddress@di\/ersify.com> wrote in message
>>>> Good question. Glass does move; some say it's a liquid. I scratched my
>>>> new utility door window while removing the label. 2 months later I
>>>> noticed that the scratch had healed; it shocked the hell out of me.
>>>it doesn't heal.
>> That's what I used to think, but the window in my door did. I finally
>> got some Oops! and removed the remainder of the label.
<clue 1> label adhesive and razorblade. can leave residue that very
much resembles a scratch. I've made the same mistake.
>> The scratch was
>> plainly there after all the adhesive, etc. were gone. Months later the
>> scratch wasn't there any more. <cue Twi Zo music here>
>> Ohhhh, maybe someone came up to my house, broke in, replaced the
>> glass, and sneaked back out, locking the door behind them.
>> Yeah, I suppose it could happen. What are the odds, C? ;)
>i'd probably, without looking at it whilst it was scratched, have to say it
>wasn't really a scratch but some other mark on it. i've got glass that i've
>scratched or scored over 20 years old. i hae some other glass that i took
>out of an antique window that must have been 75 years old. they haven't
>healed yet and i'm not holding my breath.
>>>> Leave the glass on the table for a month and see if it has settled.
>>>> It may have been stored upright where it took a bow.
>>>it doesn't take a set. it's pretty bendy. i have some 3/4" that bends over
>>>4' span. when i fuse it together to make a 1.5" thick piece, it doesn't
>>>very much over a short span, but does over a much longer one.
>>>if you want it to be flat, you have to put it on something that is flat
>> You'd think he'd have straightedged the table he layed it on, wouldn't
>> you, before determining that only the glass was curved?
>ass-u-me. no, i'd not expect that.
except that the OP specified the flatness of the surface the glass was
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