Firestone Walker Pinhole Camera

Discussion in 'Breweriana' started by WillCarrera, Jun 6, 2012.

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  1. WillCarrera

    WillCarrera Initiate (0) Oct 11, 2010 Ohio

    So for the transit of Venus today I wanted to make a pinhole camera to see the sun. I didn't have any boxes that were long enough, until I figured out I could make one out of beer boxes. I ended up using a bunch of Sucaba and Parabola boxes that I taped together and it actually worked reasonably well. In the last picture you can see Venus as a tiny, pretty difficult to discern dot near the edge of the sun around 5 o'clock.

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  2. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Poo-Bah (2,624) Jan 31, 2005 California
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    Beer is good for SO many things!:wink:
  3. CenCalMario

    CenCalMario Initiate (0) Jan 12, 2009 California

    Good recycle!
  4. GrindFatherBob

    GrindFatherBob Initiate (0) Apr 29, 2010 New York

    That is fucking awesome!
  5. skiofpinsk

    skiofpinsk Initiate (0) Jun 18, 2008 Pennsylvania

    And after drinking all the beer that was in the boxes, WillCarrera thought it would be a good idea to stare directly at the sun. Poor soul...

    Edit: Excellent idea!
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  6. Momar42

    Momar42 Initiate (0) Sep 19, 2010 Maryland

    Man is inspired to create beer...Beer inspires man to create. Circle of life.
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