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by Thomas Henderson
Sun Mar 17, 2019 11:26 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: My Setup so far, and Finally Under Vacuum!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 4190

Re: My Setup so far, and Finally Under Vacuum!!!

A little update, I have been getting tired of loosing so much bench space to my setup, I decided to get a cart, make a box to replace the cardboard one, as well as make a better stand. I'm not sure whats more exciting, having my bench back, or how cool my chamber looks on the cart!
by Thomas Henderson
Sat Feb 23, 2019 3:05 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: X-ray transformer "fun" and future HV supply.
Replies: 0
Views: 1142

X-ray transformer "fun" and future HV supply.

Well I finally got some time to play, so it was time to crack open one of my X-ray transformers I picked up surplus (they set me back about $100 each) They come from a local guy, who upgrades doctors offices to new machines, so transformers, heads, and other bits and bobs hit the surplus channels fr...
by Thomas Henderson
Thu Dec 06, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: My Setup so far, and Finally Under Vacuum!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 4190

Re: My Setup so far, and Finally Under Vacuum!!!

Just a little update. I have been bitten by the vacuum bug... I have been getting more and more excited just to be able to pump things down. I have recently acquired an RGA, and wow Is this thing fun! Things are starting to look silly with everything hanging off of the chamber, might need to condens...
by Thomas Henderson
Wed Jul 18, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: My Setup so far, and Finally Under Vacuum!!!
Replies: 9
Views: 4190

My Setup so far, and Finally Under Vacuum!!!

So after a year of parts collecting, I have finally pumped down my "collection" of misfit parts. I have vacuum!!! I am about $2300 in so far (including another xray transformer), the most expensive parts so far were the chamber, and Turbo pump. The cheapest to my surprise were the gauges. I am surpr...