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Subject: Re: Cheap Vaccuum Gear
Date: Jan 12, 11:53 am
Poster: Jim Lux
On Jan 12, 11:53 am, Jim Lux wrote:
some pointers on how and where to obtain inexpensive vacuum gear and what substitutions can be made using ordinary parts instead of their vacuum rated counterparts?
>> Surplus.. Get a bunch of catalogs so you can tell what you are looking at in the junk pile, then go scrounging. Semiconductor fabs and the like are always upgrading (at a billion $$ a shot) the lines, and lots of stuff winds up sold for stainless steel scrap.
>> "the Bell Jar" from Steve Hansen has lots of info on modifications and retrofits.