Formula for gravity wine rack????????

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Forum topic by RWininger posted 12-14-2012 05:14 PM 7469 views 3 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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12-14-2012 05:14 PM

Ok, so I spent way too much time last night looking for some sort of formula, if there is one on whole placement on a Gravity wine bottle holder. I would think you need to take into consideration all dimension of the board? Any help
Thanks in advance
Ron W

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Rex B

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#1 posted 12-14-2012 05:21 PM

Here are the dimensions I used:

Depending on your hole size and cut angle, the 5-7/8” dimension will change. The best thing is to make a test piece first from scraps. Just to start somewhere and adjust until it works. I found it really wasn’t too difficult.

-- Rex

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#2 posted 12-14-2012 05:39 PM

If you search wine balancers here, you’ll fine several different formulas. Part of it is if you want the bottle held level or not. I know Jim Jakosh just recently posted his formula as well.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 12-15-2012 09:58 PM

The best and quickest way is to use trial and error. With all the different size bottles, it would be difficult to pin down specific dimensions. I assume you want the bottle to be neck down to keep the cork wet?

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#4 posted 12-15-2012 10:26 PM

Ideally, if you make the hole large enough to slide the bottle in and out and buy a bottle that has a couple inches of play that is fairly straight, 45 degree’s will balance. Sneak up on it.

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#5 posted 12-16-2012 05:09 AM

Yes there are good formulas on the net but for level this is mine…

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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