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  • A me too gloat.

    The gloat proliferation going on around here lately is almost nauseating so here's a medium sized one in my defense.

    Buddy at work was straightening his toolbox and says "I got these back when I thought I was going to be a diesel mechanic so here, take 'em. Make me a shiny metal widget sometime and we'll call it even." It's 3" to 4", 5" to 6" Starret mikes and 6" gauge, all brand new

    I've not needed large mikes before but it's uncanny how the unusual tools I've lucked into in the past were desperately needed later for a project. If that holds true there must be a BIG project in my future.

    Milton

    "Accuracy is the sum total of your compensating mistakes."

    "The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion." G. K. Chesterton

  • #2
    Nice "acquisition".

    I wonder if the 5" - 6" I have is older? "Inspection" and "10-24-47" is engraved on the back. No longer pristine but spot on in calibration.
    Geoff

    P.S. I think I have used it just one time. But it is there.

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    • #3
      Yours is definately older than mine. Matter of fact yours was calibrated a little over a month before I was born!

      I think mine dates to about 1988 or so...a mere child.
      Milton

      "Accuracy is the sum total of your compensating mistakes."

      "The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion." G. K. Chesterton

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      • #4
        Let me make it official "you suck", Thank You!
        "Let me recommend the best medicine in the
        world: a long journey, at a mild season, through a pleasant
        country, in easy stages."
        ~ James Madison

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        • #5
          Originally posted by flylo
          Let me make it official "you suck", Thank You!
          Man if I suck, with all the stuff you've been posting lately your vacuum reading is real close to what deep space must be!

          There's Warp-Suckage, Hyper-Suckage and as Mel Brooks would say if he was an HSM: Ludicrous-Suckage. A title awarded to you and McGyver both.
          Milton

          "Accuracy is the sum total of your compensating mistakes."

          "The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion." G. K. Chesterton

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          • #6
            You Suck

            Don't forget Black Hole suckage. I think a few may be getting close to that one.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by Toolguy
              Don't forget Black Hole suckage. I think a few may be getting close to that one.
              Now that there's funny! (But so true)
              Milton

              "Accuracy is the sum total of your compensating mistakes."

              "The thing I hate about an argument is that it always interrupts a discussion." G. K. Chesterton

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              • #8
                Were else is "you suck" a good thing? LOL!
                "Let me recommend the best medicine in the
                world: a long journey, at a mild season, through a pleasant
                country, in easy stages."
                ~ James Madison

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                • #9
                  Man all three of you guys deserve the biggest YOU SUCK ever. (yes I'm jealous)

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                  • #10
                    Dickeybird, what a great find/gift!!

                    Congratulations!!

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                    • #11
                      you guys get all the deals.........

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