[ RadSafe ] Building a miniature x-ray tube

Jake Hecla jakehecla at gmail.com
Mon Jun 3 18:18:06 CDT 2013

Quite an impressive craftsman, though I would have appreciated at least a
millimeter or two of lead shielding between him and the assembly.

2013/6/3 Cary Renquist <cary.renquist at ezag.com>

> Haven't watched the video yet, but from the comments it sounds like the
> fellow has a lot of skill but not much (safety) sense...
> Building a miniature x-ray tube
> http://j.mp/11SgVHR
> In his amazing 45-minute-long video, [glasslinger] shows us how to make
> a miniature vacuum tube, a half-inch in diameter and only about four
> inches long.
> For those of you who love glass lathes, tiny handheld spot welders and
> induction heaters, but don't want your workshop bathed in x-rays,
> [glasslinger] has also built a  few other vacuum tubes, including a
> winking cat Nixie tube. This alternate cat's eye tube was actually
> sealed with JB Weld, an interesting technique if you'd ever like to make
> a real homemade tube amp.
> Cary
> --
> Cary.renquist at ezag.com
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