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    Gordon, Very interesting! I've not seen...

    Gordon,

    Very interesting! I've not seen anything like that before. But now I've looked, I could buy one for under AUD30, with aluminium-alloy body.

    Or a plastic one like this
    269686
    for...
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    Emanuel, Agreed (subject to Gordon's...

    Emanuel,

    Agreed (subject to Gordon's clarification), but since most of my measurements are closer to zero than 13mm, I prefer to minimise my error at the zero end.

    Daniel
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    Oops, that didn't work! The attachment was...

    Oops, that didn't work! The attachment was converted to jpg and reduced in resolution. Maybe that's what happened to the pics you posted!

    I need to work out how to 'attach' an image without...
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    awander, Many thanks for finding those. The...

    awander,

    Many thanks for finding those. The second page of your second file was what I wanted, but still not high enough resolution for me.

    But, now armed with a manufacturer I went searching...
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    awander, Yes, TGTool (post #2) suggested this...

    awander,

    Yes, TGTool (post #2) suggested this method, and it's the one I'll probably try first, being easier to do than the other suggestions. But thanks for your elaboration of the method. And...
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    Parts of a micrometer screw gauge?

    Before starting my "Micrometer barrel adjustment" thread, I had to learn the names of the micrometer's components, so I could correctly describe what I was trying to achieve.

    I found many...
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    Gordon, Thanks for your comments, and I...

    Gordon,

    Thanks for your comments, and I appreciate your sharing your experience.

    I read michiganbuck's post#4, but didn't understand any of it except the first two sentences. And since I don't...
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    Matti, Thanks for your research! Via eBay:...

    Matti,

    Thanks for your research! Via eBay: from India, AUD55+GST, and from China AUD73+GST. But I don't trust either of those countries to supply genuine products rather than counterfeits! In...
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    Thanks for the suggestions

    Thanks for all your replies – much appreciated. And sorry for this delayed reply – I was expecting e-mails to tell me when someone replied to my post, as happens on many other forum pages. Clearly...
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    AUD31.30 including 'free' postage and Australian...

    AUD31.30 including 'free' postage and Australian GST of 10%.
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    Sticky: I've sometimes wondered about the perverse nature...

    I've sometimes wondered about the perverse nature of 'gauge' measurements, where larger numbers mean smaller measurements! This page explains the fascinating history behind the gauge system for wire...
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    Micrometer barrel adjustment

    A new boy here, so first let me briefly introduce myself...

    I'm a retired electronics engineer, who occasionally dabbles in machining as an adjunct to my hobby electronic projects (e.g. CNC...
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