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LMicroscope! 1000x (or more), with light$95.00LABRATORY MICROSCOPES,
http://toronto.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-sell-hobbies-crafts-LABRATORY-MICROSCOPES-W0QQAdIdZ485701085

This claims to be a 1000x USB microscope that's only $60, shipping included. It's probably not very well built for that price, but could be fun anyway:
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Arrival-1000X-USB-Digital-Microscope-8-LED-w-Adjustable-Stand-F-Vista-Win7-Mac-/261230158504?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3cd287e2a8&_uhb=1

A 1000x conventional microscope for around $95 with shipping:
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/40X-1000X-Biological-Science-Student-Biological-Compound-Microscope-/140922897874?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item20cfa8c5d2&_uhb=1

A 2000x conventional microscope for around $150 with shipping:
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/COMPOUND-BIOLOGICAL-HIGH-POWER-MICROSCOPE-40X-2000X-/141031884481?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item20d627c6c1&_uhb=1
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Have some, need moreBoth vessels to contain and to deliver, such as beakers, erlenmeyer flasks, and graduated cylinders (to contain), and volumetric flasks and burettes (to deliver) and 250-500mL stock bottles$30.00Active Surplus on Queen:
- beakers: 50mL=$3.95, 100mL=$3.95, 500mL=$6.95
- erlenmeyer flasks: 50mL=$3.95, 100mL=$5.95
- volumetric flasks: 50mL=$3.95, 100mL=$6.95, 250mL=$9.95
- bottles: lots of various glass and plastic bottles, $0.50 - $2.00
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Any distillation equipment
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Brendan will donateHot plates and stir plates, along with magnetic stir bars
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microscope slides, cover slips, and lens cleaners
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MDuane will donatePipettes could also include pasteur pipettes, as well as pipetting equipment (bulbs) and any sterile pipette (auto and semi-auto)$15.00Active Surplus on Queen:
- lots of pipettes, various sizes, glass and plastic. Some bulbs. Most of them are $0.50 for the plastic ones and $1.00 for the glass ones; highest price was $2.95 for a glass 5mL pipette.
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Bunsen burners (and flint sparkers)
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innoculation loops for making cultures
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Extra test tubes and test tube racks$5.00Active Surplus on Queen:
- test tubes: small=5 for $1, medium=$0.50
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Hot water baths or incubators$70.00Lab incubator, used, working, shipping included: $60-$70
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/FISHER-SCIENTIFIC-ISOTEMP-DRY-BATH-INCUBATOR-MODEL-147-WITH-MANUEL-/181034221575?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2a267b0007&_uhb=1
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/WELL-TESTED-Steris-10-Well-Place-Heated-Test-Tube-Incubator-D1-ss-355-/150974627777?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2326c9ffc1&_uhb=1
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Scientific Oven
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MFreezer: -20C (For Proteins, DNA and RNA)Chest freezer (NOT frost free) will work.Mini medical -20C freezers ~$300 new:
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/NEW-EdgeStar-1-1-Cu-Ft-White-All-Purpose-Medical-Freezer-with-Lock-CMF151L-/130887611946?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1e7982762a&_uhb=1
http://www.compactappliance.com/on/demandware.store/Sites-Appliance-Site/default/Search-Refine?cgid=Appliances-Freezers-Medical&psortb1=price-sort&psortd1=1&mode=grid&view=all

Apartment sized chest freezer: $95-$100http://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/app/3979831259.htmlhttp://toronto.en.craigslist.ca/tor/app/3984884592.html
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Freezer: -80C for cell cultures$100.00
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pH meter
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Doug Moen will donate. Brendan will donate.Spectrophotometer
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Duane donatedBench top centrifuge$90-$150 w/ shippinghttp://www.ebay.ca/itm/Beckman-152-centrifuge-100-small-tubes-microcentrifuge-/150790075820?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item231bc9f5ac&_uhb=1
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/CLAY-ADAMS-SERO-FUGE-SEROFUGE-TABLETOP-CENTRIFUGE-CLEAN-/190875867389?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item2c711698fd&_uhb=1
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Silencer-H-31-Centrifuge-12000-rpm-very-good-condition-/171085118127?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27d577baaf&_uhb=1

Printable Dremel Centrifuge Attachment:
http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1483

Eggbeater centrifuge:
http://pubs.rsc.org/en/Content/ArticleLanding/2008/LC/b809830c

Bicycle centrifuge:
http://www.ttwud.org/casestudy/manual-haematocrit-centrifuge

Hard drive centrifuge:
http://hackteria.org/wiki/index.php/Hacked_Hard-disc_Centrifuge
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Brendan donatedVortex mixer
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Duane will donatePCR Machine$600 +tax/shippinghttp://openpcr.org/ - $599

http://www.instructables.com/id/Arduino-PCR-thermal-cycler-for-under-85/ - $85

$240 with shipping:
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/Coy-Model-50-Tempcycler-35-Well-Low-Priced-PCR-/221262918844?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item33844c34bc&_uhb=1

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/diybio/tlPUBoCTf-Q
"If people want to do PCR on a budget, it is already possible with 3 pots, 3 burners on a stove, 3 thermometers, and some time."
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Duane will donateElectrophoresis Rig$123 (+tax/shipping)http://www.iorodeo.com/content/mini-gel-electrophoresis-kit
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NaOH$25.00http://toronto.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-sell-business-industrial-500-Grammes-of-Sodium-Hydroxide-lye-W0QQAdIdZ459583922
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HCl
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Safe disposal for broken glass and sharps
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Duane will donateRO Water (reverse osmosis)
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Scale (0.01g accuracy or better)
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