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Bortz dot

Discussion in 'Wiki' started by derekleffew, Sep 3, 2008.

  1. derekleffew

    derekleffew Resident Curmudgeon Senior Team Premium Member

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    From the first person who I heard use the term, a week or so ago. Minor edits have been made, for clarity, and my comments appear within []:

    Now this is the only person I've ever heard tell this story, so am awaiting third-party verification before offering it up as fact. At some point, the practice of affixing a washer to the ParCan's safety screen became obsolete, as the ACL lamp got its own mini-reflector or disc inside the lamp. On a Beam Projector, I have heard the black cylinder and black dot (later a small spherical reflector) referred to as "filament blockers." I have heard the small spherical reflector referred to as a "kickback reflector," prior to them being used in ERSs.

    See also the thread What is a Bortz dot?.
    Last edited: Mar 31, 2010

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