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Forum: Equipment

The tools of the trade such as Alembics, Crucibles, Flasks, Furnaces, Pelicans and Retorts.

  1. Blown away; no pun intended ;)

    I stumbled onto this YouTube video and this person's lab is quite something. I think I'm just a bit concerned if I have to do all that :o ...

    Started by Aham, 01-18-2017 03:25 AM
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  2. Heating Mantle

    I've started collecting the equipment for my work and I was wondering if I should build or buy a heating mantle. I finally decided to buy individual...

    Started by Aham, 01-13-2017 07:47 PM
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    01-15-2017 06:01 PM Go to last post
  3. Post your lab pics

    I thought it would be interesting for us to share what our labs look like. I believe we've all seen Axismundi's inverted lab pics :) (which he...

    Started by Aham, 03-25-2017 11:37 PM
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  4. What the heck is this?

    I bought this at a garage sale but no idea as to what to do with it or how it's used... It's about 6" tall and about 2" across interesting thing...

    Started by Aham, 4 Weeks Ago 10:35 PM
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  5. Bacstrom Device

    Someone had posted the 3 globe Bacstrom device from Andro's website not too long ago. I can't seem to find it anymore. If someone is willing to...

    Started by Aham, 3 Weeks Ago 02:48 AM
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  6. Suspended Crocodiles

    Nothing much to say here, really. Just an observation. Perhaps it was meant to evoke the ambiance of Egypt. Back when European archeologists were...

    Started by Albion, 07-12-2011 11:17 AM
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    crocodiles, sobek
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    03-01-2018 07:41 PM Go to last post
  7. Keeping Temperature Constant at 40C (105F)

    what's the best equipment ( cheap please) to mantain for long time ( 1-2 weeks) glassware with our alchemicals liquid? thanks

    Started by alfdib, 08-14-2012 09:55 PM
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  8. Calcination surface

    I would like to know if the metal disk used for calcination in the post below: http://www.levity.com/alchemy/steve_kalec.html is of the same...

    Started by Amon, 12-14-2016 11:59 AM
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    12-16-2016 05:43 PM Go to last post
  9. Copper Tubing Question

    I just got a copper tube and am trying to coil it. So i added table salt in it so that it wouldn't bend inwards. After i made it, i poured water in...

    Started by Amon, 07-06-2017 02:56 PM
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    07-07-2017 11:48 AM Go to last post
  10. Coffee Percolator for extracting Essential Oils - Will it work?

    As some of you know, i have left my elixir of Rosemary unfinished. I was just about to make some distilled water when i realised that the condenser i...

    Started by Amon, 10-29-2017 05:18 PM
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  11. Heron's 'Philosopher's Stone'

    An intriguing invention :) ______________________________________________ SOURCE Ah, the 'magic' of days gone by...

    Started by Andro, 06-09-2010 05:59 PM
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  12. Quick Water-Boiling Stove

    Do you have a name/brand/link for such a stove?

    Started by Andro, 06-09-2017 10:34 AM
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  13. Equipment storage

    Hello all! I'm looking into lab equipment storage for a small two bedroom apartment (the second bedroom serves a living room). Given that I don't...

    Started by annabelle_lee, 03-01-2012 11:07 AM
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    03-02-2012 06:03 AM Go to last post
  14. Ebay = kid in a candy store.

    Long have I read posts of folks on here extolling the virtues of eBay for lab equipment. Today I was rather bored (as often happens when one is...

    Started by annabelle_lee, 03-08-2012 02:33 PM
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  15. PTFE virtues

    not trying to promote anything, just really liked the article from this site's FAQ. curious to know how accurate the article is? ...

    Started by aris, 10-31-2012 01:09 AM
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  16. Stands and Clamps

    Any recommended stands and clamps? I personally need heavyer stands as well as clamps made for bigger vessels. To be honest my chemical work...

    Started by Avatar, 12-28-2017 01:29 AM
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    12-28-2017 07:27 AM Go to last post
  17. Modern analysis of 16th-century lab equipment

    This is news from 2003 but it was still interesting to see that there are some scientists that takes this stuff seriously... :cool:

    Started by Awani, 03-25-2009 12:51 AM
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  18. Bain-marie

    Anyone of you practicalists use this: Bain-marie :cool:

    Started by Awani, 12-16-2009 04:47 PM
    bain-marie, mary the jewess
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  19. My first distillation array

    This is just a couple pics so that if I ask a NOOB question at least people here will know I am sincere and genuine. ...

    Started by Axismundi000, 06-06-2012 02:05 AM
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  20. Vinegar distillation

    Distilling Vinegar below 90 centigrade. This is in accordance with Dubuis theory of vegetable life which Bartlett also recommends in his book the...

    Started by Axismundi000, 02-12-2017 09:16 AM
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