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by ChrisR
Wed Jul 29, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: Macro & Microscopy Articles
Topic: An Atlas of Sphagnum-dwelling testate amoebae in Bulgaria (2019)
Replies: 1
Views: 87

Re: An Atlas of Sphagnum-dwelling testate amoebae in Bulgaria (2019)

Super SEM pictures. And you don't have to be a member; it downloads then asks you to join :) .
by ChrisR
Wed Jul 29, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Dark fish
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Re: Dark fish

OK< here's a better one :-k :


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by ChrisR
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:07 pm
Forum: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Topic: FAQ: Screw Threads we use
Replies: 25
Views: 56579

Re: FAQ: Screw Threads we use

Some do, some don't! Some "One Inch" ones are sloppy enough, too.
(I have some editing to do here)
by ChrisR
Mon Jul 27, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: E-mail notification of PMs turned off by upgrade
Replies: 1
Views: 97

Re: E-mail notification of PMs turned off by upgrade

You're right Alan. There's a post here ; the reminder is probably timely. :)
by ChrisR
Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:53 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: Dark fish
Replies: 7
Views: 230

Dark fish

Manipulating surface structures, to hide:
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by ChrisR
Sun Jul 26, 2020 2:51 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: ...for personal use only
Replies: 3
Views: 194

Re: ...for personal use only

Did you complain to Ebay? I've found them to be quite good when people have stolen my pictures.
by ChrisR
Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:43 pm
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: Alate Ant
Replies: 16
Views: 913

Re: Alate Ant

I do llike your high res shots. The detail is fascinating. =D>
by ChrisR
Wed Jul 22, 2020 3:22 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: Parasitic marine isopod + Plankton
Replies: 9
Views: 357

Re: Parasitic marine isopod + Plankton

Yes, lovely crab. Is he about 2mm too?
by ChrisR
Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:30 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: plant leaf stem cross sections
Replies: 12
Views: 959

Re: plant leaf stem cross sections

Thanks CHarles. It sounds like your machine didn't have oscillation frequency adjustment, though some do. This Leitz document gives some numbers: https://drp8p5tqcb2p5.cloudfront.net/fileadmin/downloads_lbs/Leica%20VT1000%20S/Brochures/95.8539_Rev_B_Brochure_Vibratome_Series_EN.pdf The frequencies a...
by ChrisR
Sun Jul 19, 2020 12:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: On Lockdown
Replies: 252
Views: 11993

Re: On Lockdown

The admin team have decided to close the discussion in the "On Lockdown" thread.
Sadly, we feel it has become troublesome beyond its value to the forum.
by ChrisR
Thu Jul 16, 2020 6:30 am
Forum: Photography Through the Microscope
Topic: plant leaf stem cross sections
Replies: 12
Views: 959

Re: plant leaf stem cross sections

Hi Charles,.. I've always wondered, does a Vibratome tend to cut with less need for suport of the material? I would assume so, especially if the settings were just right. Can one alter the frequency and stroke of the commercial machine? It wouldn't be too difficult to make something with both being ...
by ChrisR
Thu Jul 09, 2020 3:23 am
Forum: General Discussion Forum and Community Announcements
Topic: On Lockdown
Replies: 252
Views: 11993

Re: On Lockdown

A fascinating study of three "super-spreader" events helps reveal spreading mechanisms: https://english.elpais.com/spanish_news/2020-06-17/an-analysis-of-three-covid-19-outbreaks-how-they-happened-and-how-they-can-be-avoided.html?campaign_id=154&emc=edit_cb_20200708&fbclid=IwAR38ut7ey-guKjrL2TSDPSU...
by ChrisR
Sun Jun 07, 2020 3:17 am
Forum: Technical and Studio Photography -- Macro and Close-up
Topic: weevil 5x (high resolution)
Replies: 8
Views: 949

More detail than the weevil knows about! Super. ;)
by ChrisR
Sat May 30, 2020 3:35 pm
Forum: Beginners Micro
Topic: advice for Nikon Labophot trinocular head
Replies: 29
Views: 3327

I have to go though this issue as I have a bunch of the bits... One trick I learned from Charlie Krebs: If you use a Pentacon microscope adapter which is 42mm at the top, the outer diameter of the silver coloured tubes is a decent fit inside the trinoc tube of the Nikon head. They're matt black insi...
by ChrisR
Sat May 30, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Equipment Discussions
Topic: Test wafer distribution: Many features, includes res chart
Replies: 65
Views: 4152

Sent my details but it looks like I missed the list!