hybaid: useless machines

dna dna at vt.edu
Fri Sep 27 14:52:47 EST 1996

>>Our lab went through untold agonies with a Hybaid thermocycler, piece of
>>junk in my opinion...
>>> > >      I wonder if there are other frustrated users of this hopeless 
>>> > > collections of junks.
>Hmm, maybe there soon will be. We just got one. :(

 We've got one here.  It has it's problems (especially low yield)
One thing that's EXTREMELY critical is the amount of oil the the probe 
tube matches the reaction volume + oil in the reaction tubes.

We had a lot of headaches until we figured that one out.

John R. McQuiston
Molecular Genetics Lab
1410 Prices Fork Rd
Blacksburg VA 24061

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