Kazyan wrote:This yields at least three new conduits: an Lx567, F654, and Rx695... I've built a sample gun using the Lx567.

Nice find! Here again, I'm sure that G17 tandem glider will come in handy somehow -- though again it's just one cell too close together, so you can't reflect one of them with a single Snark to get a working Herschel receiver.

On the other hand, there are 90-degree gliders far enough apart that it's possible to fit a receiver in without any Snarks, making any number of possible H-to-2Hs -- the following three, plus the various replacements for boat+block+snake:

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102.2A$101.A2.A$102.2A8$97.3D$98.D$98.3D16$99.2A$99.2A2$98.D7.A.2A$

97.3D6.2A.A$96.D2.2D2$66.2A$66.2A$31.2A$31.A$32.A$31.2A$40.2A$.A37.A.

A70.2A$A.A37.A71.A$A.A63.2A46.A$.A63.A2.A44.2A$12.D15.2A3.D32.2A18.2A

15.3D6.A$10.D.D15.2A2.2D25.2A25.2A15.D.D7.4A$10.3D18.2D11.2D13.2A42.D

2.D9.A$10.D21.D10.2D60.2D4.3A$33.D10.D66.A2.A$113.2A$91.2A$92.A$89.3A

32.2A$72.2A15.A34.A$20.2A50.2A48.A.A$20.A47.2A52.2A$21.3A44.A.A$23.A

46.A$70.2A$57.2A13.A7.2A$57.2A13.A7.2A$69.2A.3A$70.A4.A$55.2A13.A3.2A

$55.2A7.2A2.2A$61.A2.A2.A$60.A.A.A.2A52.2A$61.A2.A2.A.A50.A.A$64.2A2.

2A52.A$91.3D28.2A$93.D$91.3D4$68.C$68.C.C$68.3C$70.C19.2A$91.A6.2A$

80.2A6.3A7.A$80.2A2.2A2.A7.A.A$84.A.A.A7.2A$86.A.2A$86.A$59.2A24.2A$

60.A$57.3A$57.A20$102.2A152.2A$101.A2.A150.A2.A$102.2A152.2A8$97.3D

151.3D$98.D153.D$98.3D151.3D6$55.2A$55.2A3$57.2A$57.2A$70.2A$23.A46.A

$21.3A44.A.A$20.A47.2A131.2A$20.2A50.2A25.2A100.2A50.2A$72.2A25.2A

152.2A2$98.D7.A.2A93.2A47.D7.A.2A$97.3D6.2A.A93.2A46.3D6.2A.A$96.D2.

2D115.2A32.D2.2D$33.D10.D124.A46.A$10.D21.D10.2D122.3A44.A.A$10.3D18.

2D11.2D13.2A105.A47.2A$10.D.D15.2A2.2D25.2A105.2A50.2A$12.D15.2A3.D

184.2A$.A$A.A$A.A37.A$.A37.A.A70.2A152.2A$40.2A70.A66.D10.D75.A$31.2A

81.A41.D21.D10.2D77.A$32.A80.2A41.3D18.2D11.2D13.2A60.2A$31.A54.2A15.

3D6.A43.D.D15.2A2.2D25.2A33.2A15.3D6.A$31.2A53.2A15.D.D7.4A41.D15.2A

3.D60.2A15.D.D7.4A$66.2A35.D2.D9.A30.A109.D2.D9.A$66.2A37.2D4.3A32.A.

A110.2D4.3A$111.A2.A31.A.A37.A78.A2.A$113.2A32.A37.A.A79.2A$91.2A93.

2A57.2A$92.A84.2A67.A$89.3A32.2A52.A64.3A32.2A$89.A34.A52.A65.A34.A$

122.A.A52.2A97.A.A$122.2A88.2A24.A37.2A$212.2A24.3A$241.A$240.2A$80.

2A152.2A$72.A7.2A152.2A$72.3A$75.A$74.2A2$66.2A152.2A$67.A52.2A99.A

52.2A$67.A.A50.A.A98.A.A50.A.A$68.2A52.A99.2A52.A$91.3D28.2A121.3D28.

2A$93.D153.D$91.3D151.3D4$68.C153.C$68.C.C151.C.C$68.3C151.3C$70.C19.

2A132.C19.2A$91.A6.2A145.A6.2A$80.2A6.3A7.A135.2A6.3A7.A$80.2A2.2A2.A

7.A.A135.2A2.2A2.A7.A.A$84.A.A.A7.2A140.A.A.A7.2A$86.A.2A150.A.2A$86.

A153.A$59.2A24.2A126.2A24.2A$60.A153.A$57.3A151.3A$57.A153.A!

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[Can anyone find a less horrible way of making those two eaters tolerate each other's company? I just kept drawing until the weld stabilized, and then I didn't dare look at it again.]

None of these circuits are very quick to recover, unfortunately, and there are a lot of ways to Snark-assist a Herschel receiver in about the same amount of space to get a Herschel splitter... so I guess it's not absolutely clear that I've found a use for the conduit yet.

Sokwe wrote:One of the eaters in the Pi->C converter can be replaced with a block, which reduces the bounding box slightly...

You didn't even mention the 7x9 eater replacement with the tub-with-tail. I was going to make all kinds of noise about that, because there was a block already in the right place that could be re-used -- that

never happens in this business...!

(Well, hardly ever.)

Anyway, I think congratulations are definitely in order! The first two of those conduits are actually fairly compact for what they do -- lots of output gliders available with different time delays in a fairly small space. Just try getting a Herschel from that input to that output in that amount of time any other way, and you'll see what I mean... at least I hope you will; I haven't actually run Hersrch on that question yet.