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Re: Fixing a cracked cursor - for older and more rare sliderule

My POV is that replacing a cracked cursor with a correct factor made replacement adds to the value. Certainly it does not subtract. I have a lot ov cursors I
Edward Dean Butler
4:34 AM
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46191

Re: How do you display your collection of slide rules?

Hi Jim, The stands purchased by you are pretty ones and will hold nice yourslide rules. I will be waiting for the pictures showing the cabinet filled withlots
gabbardo
8:59 PM
#46191
 
46190

Re: Slide Rule Day

Hi.I contacted a college professor thatI often sail with.His response was:================================= I had never heard about Towel Day before, and I
James Horne
8:58 PM
#46190
 
46189

Re: Fowler Calculator

Peter: Thank you for the data. My Fowler has two identical knobs and the case appears to be one piece. I check with a magnifying glass and did not see any
Don DiGalbo
8:57 PM
#46189
 
46188

Re: How do you display your collection of slide rules?

Hello, A friend of mine has made some custom stands for his slide rules, which he has on display in a glass case.  They were cheap and simple to make, and
megarat
8:43 PM
#46188
 
46187

Re: Fixing a cracked cursor - for older and more rare sliderule

Hi.I vote to repair it with a modern part.A slide rule with a busted/broken (original) cursor,in my opinion is junk.The idea of using parts made on a 3D
James Horne
8:19 PM
#46187
 
46186

Re: Slide Rule Day

If it goes like International Typeweriter Appreciation Month it'll go good the first year or two and then be forgotten. Bill On Mon, May 25, 2015 at 1:47 PM,
Bill MacLane
7:43 PM
#46186
 
46185

Re: Fixing a cracked cursor - for older and more rare sliderule

Please let me know your opinion: I have a sliderule, made in "occupied Japan" with a cracked cursor. I thought about replacing the cursor, but was afraid I
Charles Quinlan
7:42 PM
#46185
 
46184

Re: Slide Rule Day

I would be in favor of March 14th (in the US that is 3/14, and 3.14 159265etc. for pi ) and it works out well, since countries with the reverse notation (i.e.
Charles Quinlan
7:42 PM
#46184
 
46183

How do you display your collection of slide rules?

JOAO. After seeing your stands I went with these. They are perfect for the job and reasonable. Now I need to build a glass front cabinet. I'll send pictures
Jim Lea
4:03 PM
#46183
 
46182

Re: Fixing a cracked cursor - K&E 4081-3

Back in January, I ordered a replacement cursor for a K+E 4053-3, 10-inch, Polyphase slide rule dating to 1942. I mis-ordered and Captain KERCS contacted me to
jstevenson50
4:00 PM
#46182
 
46181

Slide Rule Day

Here In the United States it is Memorial Day. Around the world, it is Towel Day from Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy. The phrase "always know where your
wldrylie
3:59 PM
#46181
 
46180

Re: How do you display your collection of slide rules?

Well, oneidea to convince your wife is to purchase one cabinet to your rules and other andshe will have a room to place her crystals. The big disadvantage is
gabbardo
3:59 PM
#46180
 
46179

Adler J5

Vikram, I noticed on you blog this morning that you may have your ribbon threaded outside the guides that will automatically change ribbon direction for you.
Bill MacLane
3:59 PM
#46179
 
46178

Re: Fowler Calculator

Hold it horizontally with the knobs to the left. If you examine the joint between the two halves of the case, about 35 mm to the right of the smaller knob, you
dieswartdose
3:59 PM
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