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  • josephb100 commented on blackslax's instructable How to read a vernier (caliper)9 months ago
    How to read a vernier (caliper)

    Its not, If you read the other comments , you lost a lotta guys, just trying to give the ones you lost another way of looking at it, by being a little less expansive and more succinct.

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  • josephb100 commented on blackslax's instructable How to read a vernier (caliper)9 months ago
    How to read a vernier (caliper)

    These are horrible I repeat horrible instructions, I used v-calps all the time but haven't used them in years and was just looking for a refresher real quick an came across these instructions,,,, verns use the lowest number to the left of the zero on the slider as your first number, they're broken down into 1/100 of an inch representing. (.100) from there the scale is broken down by 4 ea representing (.025) the final addition on the scale is the slider marked 0-25 which is your adder each representing (.001) , in other words, let's say the zero on the bottom is between the 3 rd line and the 1 on the center scale, that 3rd line indicates. (.075) and the 1 is (.100), now the now we follow the bottom scale on the slider to the right looking for the first perfect match in lines let'...see more »These are horrible I repeat horrible instructions, I used v-calps all the time but haven't used them in years and was just looking for a refresher real quick an came across these instructions,,,, verns use the lowest number to the left of the zero on the slider as your first number, they're broken down into 1/100 of an inch representing. (.100) from there the scale is broken down by 4 ea representing (.025) the final addition on the scale is the slider marked 0-25 which is your adder each representing (.001) , in other words, let's say the zero on the bottom is between the 3 rd line and the 1 on the center scale, that 3rd line indicates. (.075) and the 1 is (.100), now the now we follow the bottom scale on the slider to the right looking for the first perfect match in lines let's say 13 ,,, we now add the (.013) to (.075) getting (.088) because the sliding scale represents up to (.025) which is the division of 4 on the center scale or why the center scale is broken into units of 4's and not 10's ..like i said horrible instructions

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