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by Todd Massure
Fri Sep 18, 2020 8:50 pm
Forum: Items For Sale
Topic: Sources for Fusor Related Items
Replies: 21
Views: 38788

Re: Sources for Fusor Related Items

A local university here always has lots of technical and lab surplus for sale, including vacuum items:
https://surplus.ucsd.edu/
by Todd Massure
Tue May 26, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: Announcements and Site Administration Topics
Topic: Hello & help changing username
Replies: 3
Views: 461

Hello & help changing username

Hi everyone, First post in a looong time. Been reviewing the FAQ sections, and I'm remembering what a great site this is. Many thanks to everyone who has made it this way. I would like to change my username to my real name (my username never displayed on the old platform, but it does now). It doesn'...
by Todd Massure
Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:01 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Removing GFI from a Franceformer.
Replies: 2
Views: 3236

Re: Removing GFI from a Franceformer.

<t>Hi Steffan,<br/> <br/> Thanks for sharing - since a lot (or all) of the newer NSTs are made this way, this could be really helpful to people wanting to do HV experiments.<br/> I shelved the Franceformer NST after being frustrated with the GFI. If I find a new project for it I'll give your techniq...
by Todd Massure
Mon Sep 19, 2011 6:30 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - West Coast HEAS Realtime Pictures
Replies: 13
Views: 6307

Re: Archived - West Coast HEAS Realtime Pictures

Ha!
Someone is on to us!
So when they say it costs $4 Million...is that for one drone??
by Todd Massure
Sun Aug 28, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - West Coast HEAS Realtime Pictures
Replies: 13
Views: 6307

Re: West Coast HEAS Realtime Pictures

<t>Great to see you all yesterday.<br/> Topics of discussion were wide and varied and ranged from fusor construction and theory to neutron detection to the nature of irrational numbers and entropy.<br/> The West Coast HEAS was definitely a more low key and intimate gathering than the East Coast orig...
by Todd Massure
Wed Aug 10, 2011 10:08 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: 3D ceramic printing.
Replies: 10
Views: 4487

Re: 3D ceramic printing.

<t>I messed around with that castable stuff from Cotronics, but it shrank a lot when it dried and I had problems with it cracking. What made me give up on it though was that I realized it was very porous and most likely terrible for any vacuum applications. It might be fine for creating custom insul...
by Todd Massure
Wed Aug 10, 2011 4:57 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: 3D ceramic printing.
Replies: 10
Views: 4487

Re: 3D ceramic printing.

The other option might be machinable ceramics like Macor, but I can't speak from experience about how they are to work with or how they perform.
by Todd Massure
Fri Jul 29, 2011 6:09 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Fusor Chamber 101
Replies: 7
Views: 4069

Re: Fusor Chamber 101

Nice George. What's the inside diameter of the chamber?
No turning back now, you're going to end up being a fusioneer after all.
by Todd Massure
Mon Nov 15, 2010 7:26 am
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: Radioactive Paradise: Bikini Atoll revisited
Replies: 1
Views: 2955

Radioactive Paradise: Bikini Atoll revisited

<r>I don't think this has been posted before, and I'm not sure if this was the best forum for it...<br/> This is a show that aired on Discovery science where scientists revisit Bikini Atoll to see how the nuclear tests have affected the ecosystem and to see how much detectable radiation lingers toda...