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« Reply #25 on: 03/02/2009 08:50:33 »
You would find it difficult to prove that this "neutron gun" actually produces neutrons unless you have a good detector.
 

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« Reply #26 on: 03/02/2009 09:01:09 »
But theoretically speaking, it should work.
 

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« Reply #27 on: 03/02/2009 20:33:22 »
right, that was my question how to prove it was producing neutrons? so how would i do that? and yeah i have everything i need right in my work room :)
 

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« Reply #28 on: 03/02/2009 21:04:41 »
Umm...getta a Geiger counter....
 

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« Reply #29 on: 03/02/2009 21:40:19 »
OK thanks allot I will tell you how it goes it should be done buy tomarrow and after that would you want to help me with my next project?  ;D lol
 

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« Reply #30 on: 03/02/2009 21:43:56 »
Well, be very very careful dude, pay attention to what you are doing at ALL times.
And keep me updated too! I want to hear how it goes! You've got me very intrigued... ;D
 

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« Reply #31 on: 04/02/2009 02:44:14 »
ha ha OK i just bought my smoke alarms and I am getting the AM out now :) I am having problems finding the lead piping that I need, is there any suggestions on how to get that?
 

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« Reply #32 on: 04/02/2009 02:53:14 »
The suppliers?
 

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« Reply #33 on: 04/02/2009 02:54:24 »
http://www.hmsmetalcorporation.com/
http://www.gravitausa.com/LeadPipe.html

See, I have no idea where you live but I'm sure you'll find some. :)
 

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« Reply #34 on: 04/02/2009 03:17:24 »
thanks allot OK i just got some of the AM. out and am working on the others. :) now the am radiation is so low and alpha decay is very low penetrating do you think i should still be supper cautious over it. i mean the radiation will do good to penetrate even the epidermis of my skin, but i still wrapped the source in a big ball of aluminum :) just to be safe. lol
 

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« Reply #35 on: 04/02/2009 03:21:27 »
Yes, you should be very cautious, it probably would have been better if you had gotten the lead tubing first then taken the Am out, but never mind. Pay attention to what you're doing, I can't stress that enough...
 

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« Reply #36 on: 04/02/2009 03:36:45 »
ok thanks and I will. and now I will be putting on my mask and gloves and be .way more cautious :)
 

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« Reply #37 on: 04/02/2009 03:50:11 »
so... if I can get the lead pipe and plugs then the neutron gun should be finished in about a good week. I did not know I would have trouble with the pipe. but i will get it :) so what do you think of the project?
 

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« Reply #38 on: 04/02/2009 03:51:10 »
Is it for school or something like that? I think it is pretty cool that you're actually going to make it.
 

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« Reply #39 on: 04/02/2009 03:57:29 »
Okay, so tell me again, what materials do you have? Exact numbers please ;D
 

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« Reply #40 on: 04/02/2009 03:59:15 »
OK I have 5 smoke alarms, will get 1 lead pipe and 2 plugs and 1 thing of foil.
 

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« Reply #41 on: 04/02/2009 04:03:28 »
5 smoke alarms! Jeez! :D

Is it a school project? For the Science Show or something?

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« Reply #42 on: 04/02/2009 04:06:20 »
ha ha no I am just Bord and wanted to do something I think after this I may make astrolite.lol but yeah do you think it would do well in a science fair or something?
 

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« Reply #43 on: 04/02/2009 04:09:15 »
Astrolite you say... hmmm... Is that your next project? :D:D
 

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« Reply #44 on: 04/02/2009 04:10:42 »
yep...:) i like that it is twice as stable as TNT and nitroglycerin and has more power behind it. lol
 

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« Reply #45 on: 04/02/2009 04:13:26 »
Dude, you're starting to freak me out! Whatever happened to not killing anybody?
 

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« Reply #46 on: 04/02/2009 04:15:21 »
ha ha no I wouldn't do that. I just like explosives and things like that. but no I have no intention of killing anyone.
 

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« Reply #47 on: 04/02/2009 04:22:43 »
Well, I am glad to know, very glad! *sigh of relief*.

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« Reply #48 on: 04/02/2009 04:28:29 »
ha ha what guy doesn't like things that go boom lol but what would you do for a project? I may  do that. if its good of course. lol
 

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« Reply #49 on: 04/02/2009 04:33:52 »
but what would you do for a project?
Unfortunately, all of my projects are boring. If you want projects you should ask Make it Lady, she hows how to make things, hence her name, and she is good too, PLUS, she also knows her chemistry!
I'm just going to make some synthetic fibre and boring stuff like that...
 

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