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2018 WINTER OLYMPICS
« on: February 10, 2018, 11:38:35 PM »
I caught a little of the Olympic curling competition early this morning.  That prompted me to find out a little about the 40# curling stones themselves.  Pretty fascinating story about their origin and how they are made.....

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Re: 2018 WINTER OLYMPICS
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2018, 08:41:36 AM »
Interesting process.  I would think they never wear out and the only damage you could do to them would be if they were dropped and chipped. 

Kays in Scotland has an interesting website about these stones, particularly what kind of granite they are made from and where it comes from.  Kays curling stones are apparently used in the Olympics curling competition.

http://www.kayscurling.com/index.

Here is a bit on what they cost. 

htmlhttp://www.curlingstone.com/

 

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