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by RaineeDayze
Sun Oct 18, 2020 1:19 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: A new microscope - your help will be appreciated
Replies: 13
Views: 1263

Re: A new microscope - your help will be appreciated

thanks for all of your replies, very helpful
by RaineeDayze
Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:27 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: A new microscope - your help will be appreciated
Replies: 13
Views: 1263

Re: A new microscope - your help will be appreciated

So, I learned a lot there, thanks for the responses. And clearly I know very little.

https://www.amazon.ca/OMAX-Trinocular-B ... B00FG8AZLA

It seems like this one is perhaps a better fit after looking at my wrong terminology.

Your thoughts?
by RaineeDayze
Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:26 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: A new microscope - your help will be appreciated
Replies: 13
Views: 1263

A new microscope - your help will be appreciated

Hello everyone, I'm really really new to all of this. I want a quality microscope to look at: Water, pond, river, stream, drinking Dust Hair flowers cheek swabs pollen onion skins Those types of things. My budget is about $400 CANADIAN. I'd like a stereo scope and the easy ability to take pictures t...
by RaineeDayze
Sat Oct 17, 2020 2:03 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Ontario Canada
Replies: 10
Views: 681

Re: Hello from Ontario Canada

thanks again for the posts/welcomes/questions My equipment - I've bought something, but I may return it. I'm doing a more thorough exam. So, in essence, at this moment there is no equipment. That's how new I am. Bugs in water....I've already been gob smacked at what is in water that I drink daily. W...
by RaineeDayze
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:44 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Iodine Q
Replies: 3
Views: 346

Re: Iodine Q

thanks for answers, it's all helpful information

I'm actually what feels like light years away to learning this information.

Happy Friday!
by RaineeDayze
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:42 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Ontario Canada
Replies: 10
Views: 681

Re: Hello from Ontario Canada

You people are all really kind, hello to all. What do I want to look at? Hair, dust flowers water bugs that I don't have to touch cuz eeek!! and just about anything and everything There is so very much I don't know - google has been getting a work out. Waiting until Christmas like a 12 year old (whi...
by RaineeDayze
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:34 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: What can I actually expect to see?
Replies: 24
Views: 1501

Re: What can I actually expect to see?

This is a compilation of videos from my swift 380t. I had issues with the adapter which is why the footage is somewhat blurry. The organisms were easy to find. I just put pond water in a jar and take samples from it. So yes a microscope is very worth it and will supply endless observations of micro...
by RaineeDayze
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:28 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Iodine Q
Replies: 3
Views: 346

Iodine Q

Hello, I'm hoping for patience as I'm brand new. I've bought myself a microscope, some slides, some stains. I live in Canada (which may or may not be relevant), and there are some experiments I'd like to do that require an iodine stain, but the stains I bought don't include iodine, which I found str...
by RaineeDayze
Thu Oct 15, 2020 3:18 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Ontario Canada
Replies: 10
Views: 681

Hello from Ontario Canada

Hi there, new here, I know almost nothing. I bought myself a microscope for Christmas, but am reading tons and trying to understand as much as I can.

Female, older, retired and so excited to learn about something I've wished for years!

Hello everyone :)