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Gizmo Quiz #54
The update looms and we're playing games?
coconutz




msg:293604
 7:17 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Here's this week's Gizmo. [images.fotki.com]

What is it?

 

olias




msg:293605
 7:30 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Hmm, some very wierd looking handlebars.

lorax




msg:293606
 7:58 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Somesort of mild electro-shock therapy tool? ;)
Jez kidding.

Is it used in industry or at home?

coconutz




msg:293607
 8:05 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Industrial use.

ScottM




msg:293608
 8:09 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

is it a measuring device to measure inside diameters?

coconutz




msg:293609
 8:13 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Not a micrometer.

nancyb




msg:293610
 8:22 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

is it used to force or maintain a spread between two objects?

coconutz




msg:293611
 8:38 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

sorry, nancyb

cminblues




msg:293612
 8:58 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

It is the handle-bar of some spinning-bike?

[edited by: cminblues at 9:05 pm (utc) on Oct. 26, 2002]

coconutz




msg:293613
 9:02 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Not a set of handlebars. Not quite that large.

ScottM




msg:293614
 9:11 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

is the 'rubber looking area' shrink tubing?

Quinn




msg:293615
 9:13 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Is a measuring device?

coconutz




msg:293616
 9:17 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

is the 'rubber looking area' shrink tubing?

I don't think it's shrink tubing, but you've got the right idea here.

measuring device

getting warmer.....

cminblues




msg:293617
 9:29 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Electrical conductivity measuring device?

ScottM




msg:293618
 9:32 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Is it a giant tadpole eating a playground chin-up bar? Ok...I'm losing it now..

ikbenhet1




msg:293619
 9:33 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)


It's the part were you pull on a 'rowboat thing' when you work out.

Quinn




msg:293620
 9:35 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Is it immersed in something?

coconutz




msg:293621
 9:41 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Electrical conductivity measuring device?


It does use electricity and is a measuring device.

Is it immersed in something?

"immersed" is a good synonym.....

Quinn




msg:293622
 9:54 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

is it related to weather?

cminblues




msg:293623
 9:57 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Magnetic field measuring device?

coconutz




msg:293624
 10:01 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Not related to weather.

<added> But temperature is a variable.</added>

Does not measure magnetic fields.

Another view [images.fotki.com]

ScottM




msg:293625
 10:13 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Does this gizmo measure the coefficient of thermal expansion?

coconutz




msg:293626
 10:15 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

measure the coefficient of thermal expansion?

No

jatar_k




msg:293627
 10:36 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

my guess is

Resistance Temperature Detector

coconutz




msg:293628
 10:38 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Not a Resistance Temperature Detector

jatar_k




msg:293629
 10:42 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

let's recap

industrial use
not shrink tubing, but you've got the right idea here
It does use electricity and is a measuring device.
"immersed" is a good synonym.....
temperature is a variable

I guess that throws out my original thought of it being used for water skiing.

oh well

defanjos




msg:293630
 11:02 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Wild shot, but is it a thermocouple of some sorts?

defanjos




msg:293631
 11:04 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Is it a thermistor?

coconutz




msg:293632
 11:05 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

sorry your Highness, not a thermocouple....or thermistor

Hope I'm not beheaded or sent to the gallows.....

defanjos




msg:293633
 11:06 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Is it a RTD?

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