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by microbob3
Mon Jul 20, 2020 1:49 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: Amscope T720QB and Phase Contrast
Replies: 14
Views: 1665

Re: Amscope T720QB and Phase Contrast

Congrats on the new Amscope and all the info. Nice pic also. Looks like you will be busy for a while.
by microbob3
Thu Jul 16, 2020 1:01 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Water mite
Replies: 8
Views: 1083

Re: Water mite

Now that is really good. So clear and sharp. Well done.
by microbob3
Fri Jul 10, 2020 2:38 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Corythucha ciliata, the sycamore lace bug
Replies: 2
Views: 195

Re: Corythucha ciliata, the sycamore lace bug

Really good focus points. Looks like a Cicada in some ways. Very good image.
by microbob3
Tue Jun 30, 2020 2:51 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: NEW BARLOW
Replies: 2
Views: 651

Re: NEW BARLOW

Thanks. Got it and it just screws on the bottom. Pretty cool. Nice to have lower power for imaging and viewing.
by microbob3
Sun Jun 28, 2020 12:00 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: NEW BARLOW
Replies: 2
Views: 651

NEW BARLOW

I bought a 0.5 Barlow for my Amscope SM-DG=2T Stereo scope. Does the Barlow just screw on the bottom of the lens' or do you remove the original bottom lens and replace it with the Barlow. Thanks
by microbob3
Sat Jun 27, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: My Microscope
Replies: 3
Views: 1320

Re: My Microscope

Sure looks nice, I have a Amscope Stereo trinocular and love it.
by microbob3
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:55 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: New member
Replies: 2
Views: 672

Re: New member

Welcome aboard. Dont worry about the Amscope being made in China. Their great microscopes and will last a lifetime. I have one and love it for imaging and looking though.
by microbob3
Wed Jun 17, 2020 8:54 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Cavansite Crystals
Replies: 0
Views: 1153

Cavansite Crystals

This is a image at 10x using my Stereo MS' Cavansite Crystals which are the blue on Stilbrite Crystals. About 14mm tall. Very rare Crystals from Poona India. The blue is Calcium Silicates and a few trace minerals. Hard to image this 3d object. i used 9 focus points and helicon focus and my Canon 450...
by microbob3
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:46 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Sericho Pallisite 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 231

Re: Sericho Pallisite 2017

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by microbob3
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Sericho Pallisite 2017
Replies: 1
Views: 231

Sericho Pallisite 2017

Close up of a slice of a Sericho Pallisite meteorite' One can see the iron- nickel matrix and the Olivine stony parts. This meteorite was found in 2017 in Kenya. Believe to be from a class 4 Asteroid. imaged at 25x Canon 450d with my Amscope Stereo. Thanks

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by microbob3
Fri Jun 12, 2020 12:38 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Rocks, Minerals and Fossils
Replies: 5
Views: 622

Re: Rocks, Minerals and Fossils

I also use my stereo for imaging minerals rocks and meteorites. Nice image and like how you did the scale ruler in the image. Nice
by microbob3
Thu Jun 11, 2020 12:56 pm
Forum: Illumination Techniques
Topic: Best Polarizing Filters
Replies: 11
Views: 1503

Re: Best Polarizing Filters

Thanks guys I found linear polarizing filter set on ebay for $10. Many sizes . I thinking about 33mm.
by microbob3
Wed Jun 10, 2020 7:49 pm
Forum: Illumination Techniques
Topic: Best Polarizing Filters
Replies: 11
Views: 1503

Best Polarizing Filters

I was going to fool around with polarizing filters. I read a article here but cant find it now. You need 2 I know and turn them to where it looks black. But is their a certain type thats best. Thanks
by microbob3
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:03 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: My two microscopes
Replies: 5
Views: 1666

Re: My two microscopes

Nice scopes their. All you need now is a Stereo Microscope. Have fun.
by microbob3
Tue Jun 09, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: AmScope
Replies: 11
Views: 1417

Re: AmScope

I bought a Amscope stereo trinocular ' it was one of their $375 models with zoom focus. It has been excellent for what I do. Good optics 'good as I will ever need. I know good optics having own Takahashi Telescopes ' Zeiss Binos ect/ Their support has been good also. They are a good buy.
by microbob3
Thu Jun 04, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Arcella sp., Two different views from 1 stack
Replies: 12
Views: 1327

Re: Arcella sp., Two different views from 1 stack

That is a thing of beauty. What type of magnification is used. Thanks
by microbob3
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Mount Egerton Meteorite
Replies: 1
Views: 185

Mount Egerton Meteorite

Meteorite from my collection. This was found on 1941 in western Australia at Mount Egerton. Its is a Achondrite ' Aubrite ' They only make up 8% of the meteor's found. They are a stony iron with intergrown enstatite nuggets. The black steaks are Iron- Nickel inclusions. Also these meteorite have the...
by microbob3
Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:16 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Fossil
Replies: 2
Views: 256

Re: Fossil

Nice job of stacking. I love fossils also all rocks minerals' crystals ' meteorites ect. Thanks for sharing.
by microbob3
Fri May 29, 2020 7:46 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Chaoborus - Phantom Midge Fly Larva
Replies: 4
Views: 424

Re: Chaoborus - Phantom Midge Fly Larva

That is quite amazing. This is far over my head but I sure do like it. Also your link to your work was just so interesting. The close up's of the larva head are scary. Love all your different microscopes and your explaining how you take images. Thanks for sharing your work.
by microbob3
Fri May 29, 2020 3:59 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello, im new
Replies: 1
Views: 437

Re: Hello, im new

Welcome. I am new also but have learn so much in a short time visiting here. You have a microscope yet. Their are many here that can help. Amazon has a large selection of decent scopes. Good luck ' Bob
by microbob3
Thu May 28, 2020 4:23 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Sericho Pallisite 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 243

Re: Sericho Pallisite 2017

Well the biggest parts are Olvine mix in a iron nickel matrix, But their are many super small parts of other stuff i could never spell. Just goggle Pallisite Meteors and you will see. The sliced samples are Beautiful where you can see the olvine. Thanks for your comments.
by microbob3
Thu May 28, 2020 12:01 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Sericho Pallisite 2017
Replies: 2
Views: 243

Sericho Pallisite 2017

My newest sample. 15x stack of 10 images ' used helicon focus' really like it for stacking. This is a stony iron pallisite meteorite one of many found in Kenya in 2017 by 2 villagers looking for their lost Camel' Over a ton was found. Rare to find holes in them. Thanks https://i.imgur.com/WOpGVZgl.j...
by microbob3
Thu May 28, 2020 11:56 am
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Nettle leafs vein, 8x, stack 360 photos
Replies: 6
Views: 397

Re: Nettle leafs vein, 8x, stack 360 photos

Thats well done. Thanks for sharing.
by microbob3
Mon May 25, 2020 12:28 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Sikhote- Alin Meteorite
Replies: 2
Views: 278

Sikhote- Alin Meteorite

Here is a 15x image of one of my new samples of the Famous Sikhote-alin meteor that exploded over southeast Russia in 1947. Notice the Regmaglypts or thumbprint impressions ' this tells that this piece broke off before it exploded . Thanks Sorry for the subject saying meteor. It should have said met...
by microbob3
Mon May 25, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Ciliate DF and Phase 40x objective
Replies: 4
Views: 364

Re: Ciliate DF and Phase 40x objective

Pretty cool. Thanks
by microbob3
Thu May 21, 2020 6:58 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Pill bug
Replies: 0
Views: 238

Pill bug

If you played in the dirt as a kid or plant flowers you know these guys. We called them rolly polly bugs/ They roll up in a ball when touch. Had a heck of a time keeping him straight for the photo shoot. Not much to them really' just a head and legs really. used 20x and stacked 7 images in Zerene st...
by microbob3
Thu May 21, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Rotifer and a Spirochete
Replies: 2
Views: 255

Re: Rotifer and a Spirochete

Very nice, I assume that is dark field. what power, Thanks
by microbob3
Thu May 21, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: mold
Replies: 9
Views: 502

Re: mold

Now that is a great image. Very sharp and much depth. What type of mold spores are they. Thanks
by microbob3
Wed May 20, 2020 1:38 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: How to do Polarization Microscopy
Replies: 7
Views: 625

Re: How to do Polarization Microscopy

Could you please explain transmitted stage, My Stereo scope has a bottom light and a top light. Thanks
by microbob3
Tue May 19, 2020 8:24 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: My New Leica DM750 - Unboxing and Setup
Replies: 13
Views: 1300

Re: My New Leica DM750 - Unboxing and Setup

That a pretty niffy adapter' does it work with other phones besides a Iphone. Nice scope also. Thanks

Well I just read it is just for iPhone. Thanks