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no idea what all this coiled glass was used for, but
the lab needed clearing out so to the recycling bin it
went. I would have loved to have had time to fill
them up with various coloured liquids to make it look
like I do 'real science'
20th Apr 2006, 18:54   | tags:,,

FilbertFox says:

you wait to see what else we found.....

20th Apr 2006, 18:59

paintist says:

I am such a horder I would have kept it until I could have found a use for it.....It looks fantastic.... and what else did you find ?

20th Apr 2006, 19:22

FilbertFox says:

i will blog them tomorrow.

these things are fantastic but we need to get rid of stuff so we can move to a much much smaller suite of labs. The lovely large teaching labs we have now are going to be turned into a suite of offices for the Dean. Still, who needs science students to learn practical skills, a crazy idea if ever there was one!

20th Apr 2006, 19:44

crickson says:

Great glassware - shame it has to go...

20th Apr 2006, 20:13

yourhermione says:

practical schmactical. ;)

20th Apr 2006, 20:57

Dhamaka says:

but still a lovely set of shots

21st Apr 2006, 08:56

Ashlea says:

Why didn't you bring it home? We could have had fun using them as drinking straws and the such

21st Apr 2006, 10:04

paintist says:

the best cocktail evening in the world yey!!!!!

21st Apr 2006, 10:58

FilbertFox says:

trouble is i think they may have been used for urine or other body fluids....

21st Apr 2006, 13:23

Lou says:

I'm sure I could have found a use for them on my allotment

21st Apr 2006, 13:31

anonymous says:

on an allotment? What could you do with small glass coils on an allotment?

21st Apr 2006, 13:51

JokerXL says:

Get a still going there! a few bodily fluids will do to enhance the flavour!

21st Apr 2006, 15:48

FilbertFox says:

the coils are tiny, it could be a still for the use of the mice in my loft

21st Apr 2006, 16:03

ed kline(lorddarke-at-gmail-dot-com) says:

Hello, would you be willing to sell some of the tiny coils?
Please let me know as I Want to use them in some "mad scientist" props.

Thanks, Ed.

1st Feb 2012, 04:39

FilbertFox says:

Sorry Ed they are long gone.

1st Feb 2012, 07:49