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New BBQ Scientific Research Tool

nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,219
edited July 2013 in Off Topic
Just got it.  Might be fun to look at meat cooked at different temperatures.  Need to rig up a digital camera....has an old school film camera.

Robot!  Robot!  I am a geek!  

SWMBO wasn't nearly as excited as I was when I brought this home.   There's also a big exposure control unit and two boxes of extra objective lenses, slides and other accessories.   $400!


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  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,619
    @Nola your starting to scare me.  :))
                                                                        
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 6,957
    Sweet score. Olympus optics are top notch.

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  • This is good. Me likey

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  • hapsterhapster Posts: 6,912
    Nola... you win any macro food image contests :)
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,219
    hapster said:
    Nola... you win any macro food image contests :)
    Haha...yeah you right.  I hope I don't see anything scary in raw food.... (gulp!)
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • travisstricktravisstrick Posts: 4,819
    I don't know what that is but the 20 year old in me is screaming "make a bong out of it".
    Be careful, man! I've got a beverage here.
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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,342
    Nice toy. Good set up...nothing wrong with "old school". If it came from a forensic lab be sure and give it a good disinfect cleaning. If it came from a pharma small molecule lab really give it a good cleaning.
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,219

    Nice toy. Good set up...nothing wrong with "old school". If it came from a forensic lab be sure and give it a good disinfect cleaning. If it came from a pharma small molecule lab really give it a good cleaning.
    It's set up and was used for PLM (polarized light microscopy) so it was used for asbestos fiber identification.  Actually I got a job working the night shift at a lab in SA my senior year, and I used this very same model of microscope.  It's been out of commission for about a decade.  So no worries there.
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,219
    I don't know what that is but the 20 year old in me is screaming "make a bong out of it".
    you're cracking me up, Spicoli :D
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 11,295
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  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,049
    JRWhitee said:
    @Nola your starting to scare me.  :))
    @JRWhitee - Obviously you have not been paying attention if the "science guy" is just starting to scare you.... When he starts work on his own breeder reactor, time to leave the continent. 
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  • 1st test: fat content and fiber structure in select, choice, and prime brisket slices (point and flat). Lets get to the bottom of this once and for all.

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  • fishlessmanfishlessman Posts: 17,122
    that should help with knife sharpening
    :)) see the difference between 3000, 6000, and 12000 grit finishes on those edges, how could you possibly cut with a 3000 grit finish on a blade
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  • JRWhiteeJRWhitee Posts: 2,619
    JRWhitee said:
    @Nola your starting to scare me.  :))
    @JRWhitee - Obviously you have not been paying attention if the "science guy" is just starting to scare you.... When he starts work on his own breeder reactor, time to leave the continent. 
    Joking, not sure I want to see my meat that close....
                                                                        
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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,219
    Oh look, there are microscopic worms in my beef!  (mmmm...getting hungry thinking of it...)
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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  • Using this equipment reminds me of investigative "journalism" where the reporter goes to different hotel rooms with a black light and shows you how disgusting the room actually is.

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  • nolaeggheadnolaegghead Posts: 14,219

    Using this equipment reminds me of investigative "journalism" where the reporter goes to different hotel rooms with a black light and shows you how disgusting the room actually is.

    we have one of those black lights.... never bring one to a hotel room ;)
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    This is my signature line just so you're not confused.
    Large and Medium BGE, Kamado Joe Jr., smoker with a 5k btu AC, gas grill, fire pit, pack of angry cats, two turntables and a microphone, my friend.
    New Orleans, LA - we know how to eat 

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