Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2004 11:24:10 -0600

Author: "Zigmund J. Peacock"

Subject: S-W


Taplers, while we are on the subject of Sargent-Welch [and other
suppliers of stupidly designed equipment].
I have several Cartesian Divers # WL1040 that are made from clear
glass! Have you ever tried to see a clear glass Cartesian Diver at 10 ft
in water? They are nicely invisible, and don't tell me to use colored
water then all you can see is colored water.
Where the hell do these people find their designers/engineers, or do
they just make the parts as cheap as possible without any thought as to
how the apparatus will be used [likely].
The only good thing is it led me to explore my box of glassware odds
and ends [huge] in which I found three pre-dummy Cartesian divers one
red and two yellow.

Zigmund J. Peacock
University of Utah/Physics
115 SOUTH 1400 EAST #201 Tel 801 581 6602
SALT LAKE CITY UT 84112-0830 Fax 801 581 4801

"We sleep safely in our beds because rough men stand ready in
the night to do violence to those who would do us harm"
-- George Orwell

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good
men do nothing!"
-- Edmund Burke

From Wed Oct 27 10:33:50 2004