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46519

Re: Who says slide rules are dead or not cool, This Watch / SR is co

... Those are cool. I'd actually thought of making a watch like that at one point, but never got around to it (watches are one of my other hobbies). Stefan --
Stefan Vorkoetter
6:44 AM
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46518

Re: Freeing a slide

Depends if it is just rough to slide or actually seized. I only mess with metal ones. I do very little with wood, bamboo, and plastic. For only a bit of rough
Bill MacLane
5:53 AM
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46517

Re: Freeing a slide

I have tried that and pledge and a couple silicone greases and always return to Vaseline as I have found that on everything except Wood and Bamboo it just
Not Here
Aug 26
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46516

Re: Freeing a slide

Neil and all, This is exactly what I've noticed about the rules you mention. My FC rules are also just show pieces. For fun, a slightly beat up old Nestler
Mike Markowski
Aug 26
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46515

Re: Who says slide rules are dead or not cool, This Watch / SR is co

Too bad it can't be also used as a slide rule. ... On Tue, 8/25/15, mhfrey@... [sliderule] wrote: Subject: Who says slide
Rich Linda
Aug 26
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46514

Pickett N515-T Books

Hi All, I just got my slide rule yesterday and it is very cool. I went to the Pittsburgh Institute of Electronics in 1969 and used a Post. I never really
fourwattswilltravel
Aug 26
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46513

Re: Freeing a slide

... Actually, I'd been meaning to ask. I looked around a little, and ended up ordering this:
Dennis Boone
Aug 26
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46512

Re: Freeing a slide

In the section "The Care of the Slide Rule" at the end of the 2/83 N and 62/83 N manual, it says: CASTELL Slide Rules are valuable precision implements and
neil_l_jackson
Aug 26
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46511

Re: Freeing a slide

Barney, this has been covered here many times. Yes, you can use silicone oil. This has been used by plastic slide rule makers for years. Using Pledge spray can
sliderulenut
Aug 26
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46510

Freeing a slide

Hello, I just bought a new Faber-Castell 2/83 N from the company and the slide binds, moving in jerks. What is the approved way of allowing it to slide
Barney Sperlin
Aug 25
#46510
 
46509

Who says slide rules are dead or not cool, This Watch / SR is cool.

Found this on Gizmodo, a watch that looks more like a slide rule than a watch and pays homage to the SR, Klokers watches | Klokers
nhmhfrey
Aug 25
#46509
 
46508

Re: Manuals and scans of Brazilian rules

Thanks, João, I have had that view for some time. Maybe . . . . marion Thanks, João, I have had that view for some time. Maybe . . . . marion
sliderulenut
Aug 24
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46507

Re: Pickett N-515-T

enjoy ... [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
Daniel Yoder
Aug 23
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46506

Re: Pickett N-515-T

I can find out. I buy reprints for ham radio owner manuals and they are copies of the original and hi res. We have been authorized under copyright to reproduce
Daniel Yoder
Aug 23
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46505

Re: Pickett N-515-T

Hi All, Does anybody have a N-535-ES in good condition for sale
Daniel Yoder
Aug 23
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