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How to Adjust an Older Micrometer
Great write up, if I had seen something like this at a thrift shop or garage sale before I would probably have passed it up without a second thought. I'll be sure to keep an eye out for a micrometer next time next time I'm cruising garage sales.
At one time it was necessary for machinists and mechanics to be able to make, maintain and repair their own tools, today it has become a lost art.These techniques and skills need to be taught to the new generation.When they shut down shop class, was the worse thing schools could have done.
How to Evaluate a Micrometer
An interesting video about re- purposing a defunct micrometer as a "C" clamp, translated from the Russian title it reads: " Clamp of old rusty micrometer own hands "Although no English subs are used, the craftsmanship speaks universally and was a good showing. ☺
Evaluate, Repair and Adjust a Second-Hand Micrometer
Nice tutorial, such information becomes rare as technology advances and tools depart from the norm. - BeachsideHank
Thanks I'm sure my Dad could tell me how to do this but he seems set on not passing on his engineering skills for some reason. - Stan1y
Cool. I always wondered about what goes into a micrometer.
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