Talk:Slingshot (water vapor distillation system)

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uhhh, the article has comments that should be in the discussion section.... —Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.17.30.11 (talkcontribs)

You are correct. The initial user should have put in a request for article rather than creating it in the form of a request. What was done is done. Instead we'll just work on it and turn it into a decent stub. --ShakataGaNai Talk 23:35, 23 April 2008 (UTC)
So it's now 2015 so what's happened?--MichaelGG (talk) 11:30, 12 November 2015 (UTC)

Propagated Error:[edit]

The ancient weapon was a sling, not a slingshot. There is a substantial enough difference in the technology and capabilities to merit a note of this (but I do not know Wikipedia's stylistic guides for correcting erroneous quotations.) 68.229.208.76 (talk) 01:23, 11 October 2014 (UTC)

1000 watts?[edit]

So does the device use or produce 1000 watts? The article says both!--Noe (talk) 09:06, 21 October 2009 (UTC)

I came to the talk page confused about the exact same issue. 68.153.29.23 (talk) 14:07, 21 October 2009 (UTC)
Both. The Slingshot is two devices used in tandem. One part is a generator that uses cow dung to provide power. This generator then powers the other part, which is the water purifier. 96.228.19.210 (talk) 19:42, 2 February 2013 (UTC)
So if it uses 1000 Watts of power, and also provides 1000 Watts of power, what you're saying is that this device operates at 100% efficiency? Surely there's an error somewhere. Tha Pyngwyn (talk) 18:17, 14 April 2013 (UTC)

Coca-Cola[edit]

Peter Diamandis at TED says Coca-Cola, as of early 2012, involved in pilot distribution project[1] (9m30s). Only news mention I see is here[2]. Spicemix (talk) 15:51, 27 March 2012 (UTC)

Whatever happened with this?[edit]

This got lots of press up to 2012, and hasn't been mentioned much since. The article needs an update. John Nagle (talk) 17:06, 11 April 2016 (UTC)

Go for it. Steve Lux, Jr. (talk) 15:17, 12 April 2016 (UTC)
Most recent news articles are about the documentary movie about the thing.[3]. I'm not finding anything about deployment or volume production. The site for the product itself is dated 2009.[www.dekaresearch.com/water.shtml] This is a common problem on Wikipedia - big announcement with press coverage, years later product doesn't ship, and we can't find reliable sources for it not shipping because nobody is covering the non-event. John Nagle (talk) 18:41, 12 April 2016 (UTC)

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