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by charlie_mccartney
Wed Oct 09, 2013 11:27 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Vaccum plate for bell jar
Replies: 6
Views: 1780

Re: Vaccum plate for bell jar

My two bellows valves are 2.75 CF and I have a 2.75 CF cross, also I already have a diffusion pump that has a input and output of kf-25, you can look at everything right here - http://www.fusor.net/board/viewtopic.php?f=18&t=8820 http://www.fusor.net/board/viewtopic.php?f=20&t=8882&p=60965#p60965 I ...
by charlie_mccartney
Wed Oct 09, 2013 1:29 am
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Vaccum plate for bell jar
Replies: 6
Views: 1780

Re: Vaccum plate for bell jar

I have already looked at all of this, as I do not have access to any kind of shop, welder, or any specialty tools, however I do have a barn full of generic tools that has proven useful. While I would love to make my own, I do not have the tools for working with Al. If anyone has any kind of premade ...
by charlie_mccartney
Mon Oct 07, 2013 3:31 pm
Forum: Vacuum Technology (& FAQs)
Topic: Vaccum plate for bell jar
Replies: 6
Views: 1780

Vaccum plate for bell jar

I have decided to go with a bell jar for my demo fusor chamber. I have decided to choose this because not only is it a good visual choice due to the fact that everything is visible, but it is also very cheap compared to the SS chambers. For this I am going to be looking for some tips on the vacuum p...
by charlie_mccartney
Fri Sep 27, 2013 5:21 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - Spark-Star Progress
Replies: 39
Views: 11003

Re: Spark-Star Progress

Nevermind, I just saw the doubler.
by charlie_mccartney
Fri Sep 27, 2013 5:20 pm
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - Spark-Star Progress
Replies: 39
Views: 11003

Re: Spark-Star Progress

Fusion with only 13kv?
by charlie_mccartney
Wed Sep 11, 2013 11:03 pm
Forum: FAQs: High Voltage
Topic: FAQ: Measuring Fusor Voltage - Part I - Analog voltmeter
Replies: 7
Views: 13610

Re: FAQ: Measuring Fusor Voltage

Thank you for this Richard, I am been searching tirelessly for a mentor yet, one had evaded me. This is perfect and I could not ask for a more in depth and detailed explanation.
by charlie_mccartney
Fri Sep 06, 2013 12:32 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - first plasma demo fusor
Replies: 23
Views: 5890

Re: first plasma demo fusor

Absolutely
by charlie_mccartney
Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:57 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - first plasma demo fusor
Replies: 23
Views: 5890

Re: first plasma demo fusor

Just find a giant and heavy metal NST with only three input blots and two large ceramic knobs for ouput, nothing else. That is a true no GFI NST. Also I will probbaly end up making my own supply using a X-RAY XFMR.
by charlie_mccartney
Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:48 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - first plasma demo fusor
Replies: 23
Views: 5890

Re: first plasma demo fusor

Vacuum connections are a expensive pain.
by charlie_mccartney
Thu Sep 05, 2013 3:47 am
Forum: Images du Jour
Topic: Archived - first plasma demo fusor
Replies: 23
Views: 5890

Re: first plasma demo fusor

I was just wondering as a fellow kid trying to achieve the ultimate goal of fusion. You are ahead of me in the demo sense yet I have a complete roughing and diffusion setup with a 15kv 30ma no GFI NST with rectification. I just wanted to compare.