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by billwcf
Sun Feb 24, 2019 4:40 pm
Forum: Other Forms of Fusion - Theory, Construction, Discussion, URLs
Topic: Fusor analogy to quadrupole mass spectrometer
Replies: 13
Views: 7549

Re: Fusor analogy to quadrupole mass spectrometer

Hi. Doug is having trouble logging in today, but has asked me to post this link until he is able to comment. Thanks. Bill

http://www.coultersmithing.com/forums/v ... f=8&t=1127
by billwcf
Mon Oct 31, 2011 5:39 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Deuterium Lecture bottle
Replies: 26
Views: 10678

Re: Deuterium Lecture bottle

<r>Hi, I talked to my local Airgas/National Welders guy. If you happen to live in Va, NC., Or SC, you can get deuterium from them. Don't know about other states; You will have talk to them. I was quoted $82.50 for 25 liters and $165 for 50 liters, tank included. There is also a $10.50 hazmat fee cha...
by billwcf
Wed Oct 12, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: FAQs: Fusor Construction & Operation
Topic: FAQ - View windows your fusor - safety first
Replies: 11
Views: 14700

Re: FAQ - View windows your fusor - safety first

Hi, If anyone is interested in relatively inexpensive x-ray glass, Plexiglass, or x-ray film and supplies, these guys are great to deal with. A phone call is best to find out their used inventory. -bill

[color=#FF0000]Admin note 160322: dead link to xrayatalog-dot-com has been removed. [/color]
by billwcf
Mon Sep 20, 2010 6:12 pm
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: ITER back in jeopardy - again....
Replies: 8
Views: 3469

Re: ITER back in jeopardy - again....

Chris, Hi. I traveled to Waxahachie in the 90's, while it was being constructed, but never actually made it to the site. Do you think there is anything useful in those piles of equipment? Why do you think they have not sold the stuff? Thanks. -bill
by billwcf
Fri Sep 03, 2010 2:08 am
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: IEEE Spectrum item: "Physics Projects Deflate for Lack of Helium-3"
Replies: 10
Views: 4548

Re: IEEE Spectrum item: "Physics Projects Deflate for Lack of Helium-3"

<r>Before I get in any trouble with the big "W" company, here is a link about the signs. An accounting error. <URL url="http://www.rawstory.com/news/2008/Could_missing_WalMart_signs_wind_up_0215.html"><LINK_TEXT text="http://www.rawstory.com/news/2008/Could ... _0215.html">http://www.rawstory.com/ne...
by billwcf
Fri Sep 03, 2010 12:50 am
Forum: Fusion --- Past, Present, and Future
Topic: IEEE Spectrum item: "Physics Projects Deflate for Lack of Helium-3"
Replies: 10
Views: 4548

Re: IEEE Spectrum item: "Physics Projects Deflate for Lack of Helium-3"

You would think that if they could find all those ten thousand plus tritium exit signs that Walmart "lost", they would have plenty. -bill
by billwcf
Wed Sep 01, 2010 8:31 pm
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: Parraphene facts
Replies: 10
Views: 3840

Re: Parraphene facts

Here is an expensive alternative. Do I hear "group buy"? I don't want to cut it.
http://www.drct.com/dss/shielding/Neutron-g-shield.htm Approximately $900 plus shipping for the 1" thickness. Plus lead. -bill
by billwcf
Tue Aug 24, 2010 11:51 pm
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: Interesting report on nuclide Body Burdens
Replies: 22
Views: 6522

Re: Interesting report on nuclide Body Burdens

Well, This ought to keep this post going: http://blogs.houstonpress.com/eating/edible_science/ Maybe we can do a before and after Anthony & George's scan at HEAS. Banana Equivalent Dose; Really? -bill
by billwcf
Tue Aug 24, 2010 4:09 pm
Forum: Neutrons, Radiation, and Detection (& FAQs)
Topic: Interesting report on nuclide Body Burdens
Replies: 22
Views: 6522

Re: Interesting report on nuclide Body Burdens

Hi, I will look forward to taking the test. Would any of these be useful additional questions:
Do you smoke? Do you or have you ever farmed tobacco (apatite fertilizer) Do you eat a lot of Brazil or other nuts ? Are you vegetarian? Have you ever worked in the nuclear industry? -bill
by billwcf
Mon Aug 23, 2010 10:46 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Good earth ground
Replies: 13
Views: 4743

Re: Good earth ground

<t>Hi, I was pretty heavy into Ham radio in the early 80's. I read an article in QST or some Ham publication about a way to achieve a perfect, lasting , ground. The author said to attach an old car radiator to heavy copper wire and bury it under you septic drain field. In that way you would always h...