Let's Explore the Microscopic World

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  1. IschKabibble

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    Hi. I bought a new toy for us to play with. I always wanted one as a kid, and only ever really got to look at lame things like owl pellets and bird feathers through them in school. So now I have one. And I'm not sure how to use it yet. But it has a USB port and reviews say it's quality.

    So, what should we start with?

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  2. Priziesthorse

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    Gonna send you a slide of my semen for us to analyze.
     
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  3. IschKabibble

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    That didn't take long. :D
     
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  4. Sweets

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    This should end in a non gross way for sure...
     
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  5. BirdWatcher

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    Pretty sure I said this would be the first reply and even got who would post it correct.
     
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  6. BirdWatcher

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    Let start with something you might have laying around like some buds.
     
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    Pubes
     
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  8. IschKabibble

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    This stupid thing didn't even come with one test slide. Rigged a quick sample for experimental purposes. Here's some "budder" smeared on a small cut out piece of plastic water bottle. I'll grab some glass slides tomorrow and we'll make some proper observations. Shout out to @BJTT-Pella@BJTT-Pella. I'm sure he'll wanna have a peek at these. :D

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    Curious to see if the image gets better with real slides. Putting this shit on my watch list so don't let me down.
     
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  10. jason73

    jason73 there are levels to this shit
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    Lets see some trichromes
     
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    Hopefully better. If not, I'm going to return it and get one with proper video output. The optics are very impressive though. Focus is crystal clear through the eyepiece.
     
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    The plastic is fucking up the light. Plus I can't smash it down. Need to wait until I get glass slides tomorrow.

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    We had a nice one in the Army that we'd use to inspect micro stress fractures in the airframe with. In to see what kind of shit we can check out with this one.
     
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  14. Jehannum

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    Made in China








    obviously
     
  15. b00ts

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    Light is key with these. You need a thin cross section to work with and proper slides to get the best lighting possible.
     
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    In for glass slides of cool shit tomorrow
     
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    lets see your tap water...
     
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    Check out some chalk under it :)
     
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    BJTT-Pella-AGT I want to go fishing.

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    Trichromes was the first thing I thought of.


    That's pretty cool @IschKabibble@IschKabibble. Now Im gonna be thinking about what to look at.
     
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    Get some pond or ditch water. Itll be full of life
     
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  21. IschKabibble

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    I think I found a booger. And a ton of asbestos particles.

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    @teamquestnorth@teamquestnorth get a q-tip, swab your dick, and put it on a slide. Let's see what you got growing on there.
     
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  23. lookoutawhale

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    very neat thread! :microscope:
     
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    Dude. instead of us telling you what to scope, you should pick random things and have us guess what it is.
     
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    And yes......whatever you post my first guess is gonna be pubes.
     
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