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Old Civil Defense Radiation Detectors

Do you have any means of detecting radiation?  I recently was talking to someone at a local fire department and found out that they still had a bunch of left over radiation detectors from the cold war that were no longer being used.  Anyway, after a quick small donation to the department, I left with several detectors including their manuals and documentation.  I ended up with two survey meters, a Geiger counter, a dosimeter charger and six dosimeters..

These are the old civil defense detectors that are still useful.  There are several models available, but if you can only get one, the best choice is the CDV715 area survey meter. …

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