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Quite a score

Post by resosys » Wed Jul 28, 2004 3:47 am

Met an engineer that works for a very big company that makes, among other things, all the gear that goes in Ultra High Purity labs, like wafer fabs and other clean room fabrication facilities.

He told me he had a storage unit that he needed help cleaning out...

The pictures may give you an idea of the score.

My truck hated me.

I'm going back for a second load!
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Post by Bruno Ogorelec » Wed Jul 28, 2004 4:46 am

Ohmigod... this is like clearing out Santa's storage. Hope you are married to a tolerant wife.

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Post by Mike Everman » Wed Jul 28, 2004 6:24 am

when are you going again, Chris? I've got to go to San Jose soon, like anytime I can pick up some stuff like that! Let me know, I'll help "clean out some junk" too.
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Post by resosys » Wed Jul 28, 2004 4:58 pm

Bruno, I certainly have a tolerant wife. She helps build, setup, and run the pulsejets and other projects. We worked side by side building our tesla coils as well. Luckily, we share a 7000 sq ft warehouse with other artist/geek/engineers and all the stuff is stored there.

Mike, Not sure when I'm going again. I've got to wait for him to email me. He's sifting the remaining stuff and putting together some kits for connecting all of the exotic stuff together. I'll let you know if and when he email me.

Most of the stuff we got is stainless tube sections and air controlled valves. There's 300+ regulators of various shapes and sizes as well. The whole pile was worth at least $500,000.00 if purchased by a client.

And it's all new, too!

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Post by Mark » Wed Jul 28, 2004 5:22 pm

That's the ticket Chris. It's fun to work with things you don't have to make or improve upon much. Looks like lots of good steel shapes. And it's all nice and silvery smooth. I'm running out of places to put all my metal objects, not that I have quite a truckload, but I don't even have any shelving or table space left in my garage, I use my deep freezer in the garage for a table most times.
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Post by jmhdx » Thu Jul 29, 2004 9:28 pm

I'd like my grave to look like that second picture, I've scoured every supermarket, diy/hardware store and junk shop in the east midlands and have less usable components than that.
Wishing I was still an engineer,
Mike.

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