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- Samuel Berman
- Posts: 32
- Joined: Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:55 am
- Real name: Samuel Berman
- Location: San Jose, California
Hi, I'm just wondering of there is anyone in/near San Jose doing fusion. The reason I ask is that I have a mechanical pump that I purchased on ebay as well as a gauge. However, when I measure the vacuum produced by my pump my gauge reads atmospheric (its a thermocouple). So, I have no way of knowing whether the problem is from my gauge or my pump. I was wondering whether there is anyone nearby that could test my equipment or whether there is a better way of identifying the problem. Also, I'm just interested in who in nearby.
"You miss 100% of the shots you don't make."
maybe look for a hackerspace/Makerspace in your area as they might have a vacuum pump and/or gauge that you could test it with.
"it's not illegal just don't get caught"