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by Steve C
02 May 2019, 04:56
Forum: Shielding
Topic: Testing of a Modified GS-STANDUP
Replies: 8
Views: 995

Re: Testing of a Modified GS-STANDUP

I like your modifications to the GS-STANDUP very much. I had intended to build something similar for mine from lead shot-filled PVC pipe which would either slip over the specimen well opening or be inserted into it. However, I could not find any PVC fittings that would work, due to what I am guessin...
by Steve C
03 Jan 2019, 03:16
Forum: Detector drivers
Topic: GS-USB-PRO Review – Professional quality in every way!
Replies: 6
Views: 1660

Re: GS-USB-PRO Review – Professional quality in every way!

I had the chance this past weekend to fire up my new GS-USB-PRO. I am brand new to gamma spectroscopy so this was literally my first use of any type of spectroscopy hardware. I plugged everything in, adjusted the voltage (which is very easy thanks to the LED numerical display) and I was off. Windows...
by Steve C
05 Dec 2018, 02:53
Forum: Shielding
Topic: Old lead
Replies: 23
Views: 8440

Re: Old lead

Sorry to reopen an old post, but this looks like the most relevant discussion. In hunting for suitable lead for a lead castle here in the US, my two most promising options right now are sheet lead (to roll concentrically), or lead shot. I am looking to use a standard US 1 gallon paint can (195mm h x...
by Steve C
30 Nov 2018, 00:11
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 897

Re: Greetings from Texas

Thanks for the update, Steven. It was a pleasant surprise to see an e-mail first thing this morning with tracking information from Australia Post!
by Steve C
29 Nov 2018, 01:23
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Greetings from Texas
Replies: 2
Views: 897

Greetings from Texas

Hello all, I'm Steve from San Angelo, Texas. I have spent the past 30 years in the aviation electrical/electronic maintenance and process engineering fields. Radiation has long been a hobby of mine, dating back to the 1980s when I was a trained radiological monitor for civil defense purposes through...