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    Tips and Tricks for your lab

    Discussion in 'Misc' started by SiKBOY, Aug 11, 2012.

    1. sndmn2

      sndmn2 Active Member Full Member

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      I did something similar but got tired of carrying the bucket up the steps. I hooked a submersible pump in the bucked and run a line outside. But I only pump out 1-2 gallons a day or every other day or so..
       
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      Ok , I don't want to be the Debbie Downer here, but putting wires under carpets might be a fire hazard. I might reconsider that one. Check with local fire codes.


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      Which post are you referring to?
      It would be great if Travis could add a "quote" feature to the site....
       
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      A small time saver, copying the denture tooth articulating chart and putting a copy in each posterior drawer.
      Makes it easier when you have to repair something and recognize the ant mould.
       
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      Cheap portable compressed air for a goin' to the operatory kit:
      Camera lens cleaning blow bulb, less than five dollars and the batteries never run out.
      [​IMG]
       
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      I got tired of all the old Ivoclar drawer stacks taking up bench space, so a few screws through the lid under the bench, and now I finally have some drawers.
      drawers.jpg
       
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      I think I'll be doing that this week!
       
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      Figure it's no secret, but I've never heard anyone mention this either. Get a 25lb dog food container for your each of your plasters and other stones. Dump out of the bag or drop the bag in. 50lb boxes fit if you wiggle a bit for the last to settle the stone at the bottom. Just make sure to spatulate the top layer of powder if you do volume measure instead of weight/mass.
      They all have an airtight rubber seal. Edit: Oooh the best part? They have WHEELS!
      Aaaaand now you know why I never upload pictures.
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      You need a better cellphone ;)...
       
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      Need more coffee
       
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      Or a tripod...:D
       
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      Just received blueprints for a small studio Im going to build at home. Im pretty excited, and will be able to cut out my rent and be very close to home. I hope to start this year so it will be nice to start from the ground and make a dream dental workshop. I will post updates.
       
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      What so nice about some brands of these containers is that they are stackable.
      http://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/bergan-stack-n-stor-65-lb-capacity?cm_vc=-10005
       
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      I'm building a house with a small simple 2 room lab for a 1 man show just off the double garage.

      I'd love to see what your plans look like.
       
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      I use tow hefty kitchen trash cans and put them on plant rollers. They hold 50 lbs of gypsum each and they've been going great for 5 years now. I'll send pics on Monday.


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      Not reallly, I was thinking about them, I use a big Home Depot paint style buckets with lids, works great.
       
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      I use a cardboard box with a plastic liner, kind of like the box dental stone comes in. I'll post pics next week.
       
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      You win the internet for the day.
       
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