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

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Msg#: 3541 posted 7:17 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

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

What is it?

 

olias

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Msg#: 3541 posted 7:30 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Hmm, some very wierd looking handlebars.

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Msg#: 3541 posted 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

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Msg#: 3541 posted 8:05 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Industrial use.

ScottM

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Msg#: 3541 posted 8:09 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

is it a measuring device to measure inside diameters?

coconutz

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Msg#: 3541 posted 8:13 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Not a micrometer.

nancyb

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Msg#: 3541 posted 8:22 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

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

coconutz

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Msg#: 3541 posted 8:38 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

sorry, nancyb

cminblues

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Msg#: 3541 posted 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

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Msg#: 3541 posted 9:02 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Not a set of handlebars. Not quite that large.

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Msg#: 3541 posted 9:11 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

is the 'rubber looking area' shrink tubing?

Quinn

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Msg#: 3541 posted 9:13 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Is a measuring device?

coconutz

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Msg#: 3541 posted 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

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Msg#: 3541 posted 9:29 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Electrical conductivity measuring device?

ScottM

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Msg#: 3541 posted 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

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Msg#: 3541 posted 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

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Msg#: 3541 posted 9:35 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Is it immersed in something?

coconutz

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Msg#: 3541 posted 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

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Msg#: 3541 posted 9:54 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

is it related to weather?

cminblues

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Msg#: 3541 posted 9:57 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Magnetic field measuring device?

coconutz

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Msg#: 3541 posted 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

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Msg#: 3541 posted 10:13 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Does this gizmo measure the coefficient of thermal expansion?

coconutz

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Msg#: 3541 posted 10:15 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

measure the coefficient of thermal expansion?

No

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Msg#: 3541 posted 10:36 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

my guess is

Resistance Temperature Detector

coconutz

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Msg#: 3541 posted 10:38 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Not a Resistance Temperature Detector

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Msg#: 3541 posted 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

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Msg#: 3541 posted 11:02 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

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

defanjos

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Msg#: 3541 posted 11:04 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Is it a thermistor?

coconutz

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Msg#: 3541 posted 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

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Msg#: 3541 posted 11:06 pm on Oct 26, 2002 (gmt 0)

Is it a RTD?

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