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What about an improvised hammer? ;-) (grinning, ducking, and running)
As I said, I also usually forget about it. But the times that I do remember to use it I find my measurement is less fiddly to take.
Not usually. No more than having a giant dial or some other piece protruding from the face of the slider.
It was a good suggestion, so I hope it helps people! I’ve never actually used the step measurement, so thanks for the tip. I would normally…
I believe you omitted a step in the ZERO PROCEDURE, one should always clean the outside measurement jaws prior to performing a zero. A lint…
Yay! Thanx for getting to this, Shawn. You did forget the one measurement that I also usually forget about, the step measurement. It tends…
Truth, although I hear that you can use the sharp edges to mark your material, if you’re careful.
I may have to do a micrometers tutorial in the future, but I rarely use them. I find that my calipers do most of the heavy lifting. As for…
One thing I forgot to mention: when using a vernier (no matter how you pronounce it!) if the zeros line up exactly with the fixed marks,…

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