Date: Mon Feb 26 11:01:52 2007

Author: Thomas B. Greenslade, Jr.

Subject: Re: Bernard's Guns

Post:
The Beck Ball Pendulum is now made by Daedelon. Some years back Mr.
Beck sent me the prototype of the very successful weight hanger that he
made in large numbers -- it is now in my museum.

Tom Greenslade

Bill Norwood wrote:
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> Hi Tappers,
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> Ol' Bernard went Ballistic, as some of us know.
>
> Anybody know how to reach him or his descendents for help or
> replacements for our Beck's?
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>
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> By the way, we have signed, typed letters from Bernard Beck from the
> 1960's and 1980's.
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> Also, I am concerned that we may have worn out our ballistic pendulum
> guns too fast by using an experimental procedure that might have
> called for perhaps twice as many firings as might have been necessary
> otherwise.
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> If you have a lab manual write-up you could share I would be delighted
> to look at it.
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> Many Thanks,
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>
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> Bill Norwood
>
> Technician
>
> Elementary Labs
>
> Physics, U of MD, College Park
>


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