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by billbillt
Fri May 10, 2019 4:06 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Inverted vs. Upright Microscopes
Replies: 26
Views: 5505

Re: Inverted vs. Upright Microscopes

HI, i HAVE HAD GOOD LUCK BY GRINDING A HOLE IN GLASS WITH VALVE LAPPING COMPOUND AND A DRILL PRESS.. BUILD A SMALL DAM WITH MODELING CLAY AROUND THE AREA WHERE YOU WANT THE HOLE, PUT A DAUB OF LAPPING PASTE IN THE DAM AND SOME MOTOR OIL.. I USED A SHORT, STRAIGHT PIECE OF COPPER TUBING TO "LAP" A HO...
by billbillt
Thu May 09, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The microscopic cabinet of select animated objects ..
Replies: 5
Views: 6517

Re: The microscopic cabinet of select animated objects ..

Sauerkraut wrote:Thank you for posting this. Very interesting read.
YOU ARE MOST WELCOME.. GLAD YOU ENJOYED IT...

THE BEST,
BILLT
by billbillt
Wed May 08, 2019 7:32 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Inverted vs. Upright Microscopes
Replies: 26
Views: 5505

Re: Inverted vs. Upright Microscopes

SOME PEOPLE HAVE NO TROUBLE USING A MICROSCOPE OUTDOORS..
by billbillt
Wed May 08, 2019 4:50 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: Chinese microscope manufacturers overview
Replies: 72
Views: 26022

Re: Chinese microscope manufacturers overview

THERE ARE A LOT OF PROMULGATED VIEWS ABOUT MICROSCOPES PRESENTED HERE THAT ARE MADE UP WITH FANCIFUL IMAGINATION THAT LACKS IN FACTS AND RESPONSIBILITY..
by billbillt
Wed May 08, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: The microscopic cabinet of select animated objects ..
Replies: 5
Views: 6517

Re: The microscopic cabinet of select animated objects ..

Thanks billbillT. Real fun!. Chapter XIV "On the Jewelled Microscope" is a jewel reading stuff itself. Had technology prompted microscope made of diamonds, rubies and sapphires, the current topic of used quality scopes vs new stencil scopes would not exist, since neither, whatever their mechanical ...
by billbillt
Tue May 07, 2019 2:10 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: Chinese microscope manufacturers overview
Replies: 72
Views: 26022

Re: Chinese microscope manufacturers overview

Thanks to the HONEST folks here for giving their opinion based on actual usage instead of prejudice..

The Best,
BillT
by billbillt
Sun May 05, 2019 10:07 pm
Forum: My microscope
Topic: Chinese microscope manufacturers overview
Replies: 72
Views: 26022

Re: Chinese microscope manufacturers overview

It has always been that way here, Roldorf.. Just ignore the downers and buy what YOU prefer..

BillT
by billbillt
Fri May 03, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: fish scale
Replies: 1
Views: 965

Re: fish scale

I like it.. An interesting effect... Thanks for posting..

BillT
by billbillt
Thu May 02, 2019 9:29 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: more crystals
Replies: 3
Views: 1206

Re: more crystals

I view these as very good.. Thanks for sharing..

BillT
by billbillt
Wed May 01, 2019 11:12 am
Forum: Microscopes and optics
Topic: Bausch & Lomb DIC Adapted to Olympus with 3D Printed Dovetailing
Replies: 6
Views: 2010

Re: Bausch & Lomb DIC Adapted to Olympus with 3D Printed Dovetailing

Hi Microb,

I think you have done a great job here and view the "ponds" as trivial in the overall performance..

BillT
by billbillt
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:41 pm
Forum: For forum members who want to buy and sell equipment
Topic: Looking for: Versatile Mic, PLAN Objectives, Camera (couple $100s)
Replies: 10
Views: 2563

Re: Looking for: Versatile Mic, PLAN Objectives, Camera (couple $100s)

Hi Pete,

Do you have a link where your microscope guide can be downloaded?..

Thanks!,
BillT
by billbillt
Tue Apr 30, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Hello from Southampton, UK
Replies: 8
Views: 5139

Re: Hello from Southampton, UK

Welcome to all!..

BillT
by billbillt
Sat Apr 27, 2019 3:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous
Topic: Giant bacteria
Replies: 1
Views: 2836

Re: Giant bacteria

Yes, it was very interesting... Thanks for sharing...

BillT
by billbillt
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:03 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Coming out of the shadows!
Replies: 3
Views: 2862

Re: Coming out of the shadows!

Good to hear from you..

BillT
by billbillt
Wed Apr 24, 2019 10:05 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Nice Foraminifer from Egypt
Replies: 7
Views: 2483

Re: Nice Foraminifer from Egypt

Wonderful images... Great detail an sharpness..

"As you will probably know, the Zeiss KF2 has a fixed illumination and a basic diaphragm condensor, no koehlering."

Contrary to popular belief Kohler lighting is not an absolute necessity for good microscopy.. You are proof...

BillT
by billbillt
Wed Apr 24, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Illumination Techniques
Topic: Dark-field white sugar
Replies: 14
Views: 6139

Re: Dark-field white sugar

by billbillt
Mon Apr 22, 2019 11:53 pm
Forum: Microscopes and optics
Topic: AO Stereo Star 580 collimation
Replies: 6
Views: 1991

Re: AO Stereo Star 580 collimation

Hello,

I am not sure stereo scopes are covered here, but take a look.. There might be something helpful here..

https://archive.org/details/APracticalG ... imation_18

BillT
by billbillt
Thu Apr 18, 2019 6:10 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Ascorbic Acid eyes
Replies: 4
Views: 3344

Re: Ascorbic Acid eyes

VERY GOOD!
by billbillt
Thu Apr 18, 2019 5:28 pm
Forum: Introduce yourself
Topic: Heya~
Replies: 5
Views: 4419

Re: Heya~

WELCOME...
by billbillt
Tue Apr 16, 2019 10:01 pm
Forum: Specimens, samples and slides
Topic: Hardware Xylene as a clearing agent?
Replies: 2
Views: 5773

Re: Hardware Xylene as a clearing agent?

Hello,

It is all the same...

BillT
by billbillt
Tue Apr 16, 2019 2:57 pm
Forum: Beginner's corner
Topic: Tips for Buying a Light Microscope
Replies: 2
Views: 3781

Re: Tips for Buying a Light Microscope

Thanks for posting this very useful info...

BillT
by billbillt
Mon Apr 15, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Pictures and Videos
Topic: Garden Pendulous Sedge sectioned
Replies: 11
Views: 3784

Re: Garden Pendulous Sedge sectioned

You, kind Sir, could publish a textbook... You have a natural talent for botany..

BillT