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by ian_krase
Sat Feb 02, 2019 4:26 am
Forum: The Trading Post
Topic: What kind of connector is this?
Replies: 6
Views: 728

Re: What kind of connector is this?

Not sure. Likely one of the milspec connectors which are well documented.
by ian_krase
Fri Jan 25, 2019 4:21 am
Forum: Announcements and Site Administration Topics
Topic: Straw Poll / Proposal for San Francisco Area mini-meetup
Replies: 32
Views: 2714

Re: Straw Poll / Proposal for San Francisco Area mini-meetup

I'm afraid I won't be coming, because I'm in New Hampshire.

The job calls, essentially.
by ian_krase
Thu Jan 24, 2019 11:15 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Thermal imaging of fusor grid / plasma
Replies: 23
Views: 6647

Re: Thermal imaging of fusor grid / plasma

You can likely get away with a smaller window.
by ian_krase
Thu Jan 24, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Fusor Electrode Design
Replies: 1
Views: 329

Re: Fusor Electrode Design

I think the second design is favorable for a different reason: strong Pyrex glass cylinders are much cheaper and easier to find than vacuum-rated bell jars.
by ian_krase
Sat Jan 19, 2019 5:49 am
Forum: Announcements and Site Administration Topics
Topic: Straw Poll / Proposal for San Francisco Area mini-meetup
Replies: 32
Views: 2714

Re: Straw Poll / Proposal for San Francisco Area mini-meetup

That's a little surprising -- sometimes I feel like I have the Inverse Midas Touch when planning informal get-togethers, meetups, and parties. And yet plan I try. I think for many people, making money for even a single person keeps the nose to the grindstone. If I had my own house, I would host the ...
by ian_krase
Fri Jan 18, 2019 3:09 am
Forum: Announcements and Site Administration Topics
Topic: Straw Poll / Proposal for San Francisco Area mini-meetup
Replies: 32
Views: 2714

Re: Straw Poll / Proposal for San Francisco Area mini-meetup

In a frustrating turn of events, I won't be able to make it to my own event.

I'm really sorry.
by ian_krase
Thu Jan 10, 2019 9:28 pm
Forum: The Trading Post
Topic: End of HSC (Halted Specialties) electronics surplus store in Santa Clara, CA
Replies: 2
Views: 453

Re: End of HSC (Halted Specialties) electronics surplus store in Santa Clara, CA

There's also someone called Excess Solutions, though they aren't nearly as good as Halted.

I'm sad.
by ian_krase
Mon Jan 07, 2019 8:59 am
Forum: Announcements and Site Administration Topics
Topic: Straw Poll / Proposal for San Francisco Area mini-meetup
Replies: 32
Views: 2714

Re: Straw Poll / Proposal for San Francisco Area mini-meetup

Excellent.

26th of January, starting at noon, Round Table Pizza at The Alameda in Santa Clara.
by ian_krase
Sat Jan 05, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: New User Chat Area
Topic: Someone give me some exact specs
Replies: 19
Views: 1317

Re: Someone give me some exact specs

William, I suspect some people might be willing to produce a design for vacuum chambers and gas delivery as consultants in exchange for a fee. Skilled consulting of this kind rarely costs less than $100 an hour and is usually twice that or more. 50 kV for a fusor can kill you instantly just by touch...