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    Getting off-topic....269910

    Getting off-topic....269910
  2. It depended on the customer. Some required the...

    It depended on the customer. Some required the more comprehensive AS9100-type format, others required simple measurement results. Occasionally, one would require the results on their form, but that...
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    You'll get quicker answers after you add...

    You'll get quicker answers after you add pictures....
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    Look for ring gages used to set internal...

    Look for ring gages used to set internal micrometers. Here's an example: Cylindrical Ring Gages | Ring Gauges
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    YouTube
    (Somebody had to do it...)
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    Understood, but since I have no idea what...

    Understood, but since I have no idea what searches you've done, I had to start somewhere. Have you searched for "Compressed Gas Association", and looked for their standards, rather than for ANSI /...
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    This may help: CONCOA CGA Connection Reference...

    This may help: CONCOA CGA Connection Reference Chart

    Or this: http://www.asge-online.com/pdf/ASGEpg187.pdf
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    Sending the newbie for a left-handed ball-pein...

    Sending the newbie for a left-handed ball-pein hammer....
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    You also need to realize (if you haven't already)...

    You also need to realize (if you haven't already) that there will be a learning curve involved with new equipment. If you decide to go with a CMM, there will be the a learning curve with the CMM...
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    I have one of those, too, but the circular...

    I have one of those, too, but the circular fluorescent lamp they use is an odd size, and I think you have to get the replacement lamp from them.
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    While I admire your loyalty to your friend, it's...

    While I admire your loyalty to your friend, it's not your fault that he has no experience in a machine shop environment. As others have said, if you can offer him some sort of entry-level position,...
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    If I may ask, how did you determine that 1/16"...

    If I may ask, how did you determine that 1/16" needs to be removed? That is a MASSIVE amount of material to be removed, in terms of a surface plate. Is it damaged in some way? One of the advantages...
  13. Don Bailey from Suburban Tool recommends ammonia:...

    Don Bailey from Suburban Tool recommends ammonia: YouTube
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    As for the dial reading at rest, that really...

    As for the dial reading at rest, that really doesn't matter. This type of indicator is TYPICALLY used to measure variations in a surface, rather than a linear dimension. The indicator is typically...
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    Should you decide to take the plunge and get some...

    Should you decide to take the plunge and get some type of CMM, please remember there WILL be a learning curve on how to use it (the CMM), as well as whatever software package you go with. Don't plan...
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    It is laser marking. The style of marking...

    It is laser marking. The style of marking required (or permitted) may be spelled out on the drawing. As others have said, it may be beneficial for you to obtain the entire spec, to see this...
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    Pictures, please?

    Pictures, please?
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    bosleyjr - what is the source of the thread form...

    bosleyjr - what is the source of the thread form comparison chart you posted? Thanks!
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    I think you might be expecting too much from this...

    I think you might be expecting too much from this measuring device. Because this tool uses interchangeable measuring rods, there are more chances to introduce measurement error. Every interface, such...
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    Unless you're in Japan, Mitutoyo is an import,...

    Unless you're in Japan, Mitutoyo is an import, too... :)
  21. So much for the "nonserious seasonal...

    So much for the "nonserious seasonal digression"...
  22. Joe Michaels and Joe in NH - I truly enjoy...

    Joe Michaels and Joe in NH - I truly enjoy reading your posts. You both have a way of storytelling that reminds me of Garrison Keillor, with one big difference. While his stories are created in his...
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    I think a depth rod on 40" calipers would be a...

    I think a depth rod on 40" calipers would be a nuisance more often than a help, simply because of the clearance required to manipulate it. I know I get annoyed with the depth rod on my 12" Mitutoyo...
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    With an attitude like that, no wonder your name...

    With an attitude like that, no wonder your name is "theloner"...
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    I just cringe when I hear people say "You can...

    I just cringe when I hear people say "You can learn ANYTHING on YouTube!" A former co-worker was bragging how he fixed the brakes on his car by watching YouTube. I never accepted a ride from him...
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