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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. 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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    05-08-2012 03:22 AM Go to last post
  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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
  8. 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, 3 Weeks Ago 05:18 PM
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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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
  12. 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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    03-09-2012 01:17 AM Go to last post
  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. Emergency juryrig

    Here is my latest emergency juryrig because one of my pumps got broken so I ran both condensers from a leaky backup. Do you have any juryrigs?

    Started by Axismundi000, 22 Hours Ago 01:53 PM
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  19. Alchemical Equipment

    Where can I purchase alchemical equipment in the UK? The crucible catalog is in the US and I'm not really confident of ordering form another country...

    Started by Brennus, 09-07-2011 04:14 PM
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  20. Calcining with a double crucible

    After a long hiatus I am resuming my journey work through the LPN Spagyrics courses. At this point Im trying to calcine vegetable salt without...

    Started by Ciborium, 11-02-2013 06:37 PM
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    12-25-2013 04:12 PM Go to last post

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