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HOLY MARY MOTHER OF GOD! Hoffman made LSD without making LSD?
I wish I could help you out Zed, but I'm just not feeling as fractious as usual today.

I'm afraid ...
17-2-2019 at 16:22
by: SWIM
Man melting dental fillings for silver ends up exposing entire apartment building to mercury
Most old silver filings are an amalgam of silver, mercury and a bit of copper ,I think. (Copper for ...
12-2-2019 at 10:31
by: SWIM
Diluting Ethanol to 95% (Azeotropic)
If you want azeotropic ethanol from ethanol that's over 95%, how about just leaving the cap off for ...
7-2-2019 at 10:59
by: SWIM
US source for Dufton, Bruun or Pear bulb columns?
There's an Australian supplier on Ebay who often has 250 mm Dufton columns.

They've got some righ ...
7-2-2019 at 10:56
by: SWIM
Vacuum distillation - cold trap
I use a PTFE diaphragm pump and don't usually bother with a cold trap.

If there are vapors I want ...
6-2-2019 at 12:06
by: SWIM
smaller rbf flask in larger heating mantle
Some mantles are MUCH more flexible than others.

Most of my Glass-Col mantles are stiff little bi ...
3-2-2019 at 21:22
by: SWIM
Cryogenic Chemistry (Cryochem)
Cryochemistry?

I've been wondering if that's what this big old vacuum-jacketed watermelon is for. ...
3-2-2019 at 18:25
by: SWIM
Steel RBFs
[rquote=577102&tid=124219&author=OldNubbins]The bases appear to be stamped "18-8 stainless s ...
6-1-2019 at 21:55
by: SWIM
Steel RBFs


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These are them.
They're black ...
4-1-2019 at 21:21
by: SWIM
Steel RBFs
I've picked up these round bottom flasks which seem to be stainless steel.
They're certainly some ...
4-1-2019 at 20:01
by: SWIM
Can we travel back in time really?
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Also I think we can avoid death by always g ...
4-1-2019 at 19:14
by: SWIM
Using reflux condenser in a distillation column?
If you want unattended operation, a magnetic takeoff may be the way to go.

They remove a fixed pr ...
2-12-2018 at 11:34
by: SWIM
shameless spoonfeed
That thread tittle made me assume this was another weird porno spam post.

Glad to see it's good c ...
2-12-2018 at 10:51
by: SWIM
What would your first experiment be if you had access to room temperature superconductors?
I would have them tested and find out how they work and patent them and rake in the big bucks.

W ...
13-11-2018 at 11:16
by: SWIM
How do you draw benzene rings?
They're actually much easier to draw if you just draw them on edge.

Then they're just a straight ...
28-10-2018 at 19:22
by: SWIM
How to adjust reflux ratio ?
Have you considered spiral prismatic packing?
I just picked up a liter of 3 mm for like $25.

It' ...
28-10-2018 at 19:15
by: SWIM
Fitting a Ground Glass Joint to a Steel Plate
Some old small Virtis freeze dry flasks have a flat flange connection.

The lid for one of these i ...
28-10-2018 at 14:54
by: SWIM
Cannabis Distillate for personal medical use
You did not ask which method you should use or explain your choices.

That's right, so what are yo ...
19-10-2018 at 11:00
by: SWIM
Breaking the vacuum gently
Do you have a vacuum trap?
Just rig a release valve (even a rubber tube with a clamp) that breaks t ...
18-10-2018 at 19:40
by: SWIM
Cannabis Distillate for personal medical use
If you're talking about terpenes, by and large they have higher boiling points than alcohol, and sho ...
17-10-2018 at 12:18
by: SWIM
Help with drying acetone
I'm seeing quite a few references that say magnesium sulfate is not intense enough.

Think I'll st ...
5-10-2018 at 08:42
by: SWIM
Adhesion of distilled water ice to plastic
I've noticed PP containers with water adhering to them in an unusual manner when they come out of th ...
5-10-2018 at 08:19
by: SWIM
molecule synth
I sure can't see 5 chiral centers in that molecule either.

Is there some stuff about heterocyclic ...
4-10-2018 at 18:21
by: SWIM
The trials & tribulations of Thorium production
As for the thorium filling,

It was probably a foil that was used. They'd force foils into the cav ...
4-10-2018 at 17:48
by: SWIM
Help with drying acetone
I thought acetone was a lot harder to dry than that.
4-10-2018 at 14:11
by: SWIM
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