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    Made this years ago. It might be useful to those...

    Made this years ago. It might be useful to those that measure with wires but don't have exactly the right diameter on hand. I've even used paper clips and similar when nothing else was available back...
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    "Helluva lot better than thread wires."? What...

    "Helluva lot better than thread wires."?

    What do you think calibration labs use?

    Wires for external and balls for internal.
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    Why would I want to do that?

    Why would I want to do that?
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    That a triangle has 3 edges is a fact :) and only...

    That a triangle has 3 edges is a fact :) and only common sense and logic that each edge has a different radius. Thanks :cheers:
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    A free sample of what? I just asked a question in...

    A free sample of what? I just asked a question in the OP and one that has nothing to do with my product :)
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    Wires don't usually come with a "formula"...

    Wires don't usually come with a "formula" although there is a formula that can be used to calculate if a suitable non standard wire is used. Every standard diameter thread wire (3 pcs.) normally has...
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    By "reference" do you mean the number to be...

    By "reference" do you mean the number to be subtracted from the measurement result? I regard that as a constant and each wire diameter has a different constant.

    I'll repeat my question.

    I've...
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    I've never tried thread triangles but I'm...

    I've never tried thread triangles but I'm wondering how pitch diameter is measured with them. Isn't some kind of reference necessary?

    What range of pitches can one pair of thread triangles cover?...
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    Thread wires – who uses?

    The most common complaint when measuring with thread wires is holding them and measuring at the same time.

    Mitutoyo (and others) have these types of thread wires (see links) and they “fasten” to...
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