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      Mike Ginn replied to the thread HELP, my shop is a MESS.
      LLoyd The more expensive varifocal lens can have a much wider field of view for reading but will always be worse than pure reading...
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      Mike Ginn replied to the thread HELP, my shop is a MESS.
      Lloyd. Thats the problem of packings "things" away". My system is very organised BUT if I incorrectly place an item in the wrong box...
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      Mike Ginn replied to the thread HELP, my shop is a MESS.
      A bit off topic but not worth a new topic! LEDs have no real wear out mechanism. Before you all jump up and down and spill your tea...
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      Mike Ginn replied to the thread HELP, my shop is a MESS.
      Guys Thank you for your kind comments. Although you might think I am over-organized it really is from necessity. With the build up of...
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      Mike Ginn replied to the thread HELP, my shop is a MESS.
      I am now on my 4th workshop and over time I have refined the storage process. I still have too much and given eBay I should really chuck...
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      Mike Ginn replied to the thread Unsatisfied !?.
      Regarding Cloud storage. Its a personal choice and many find it coinvent since it can be seamless from phone/pc to cloud and is secure...
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      Mike Ginn replied to the thread Unsatisfied !?.
      I think it is worth making a few comments about computer storage. Keep multiple copies (as per Richard's post) and ideally use cloud...
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      Mike Ginn replied to the thread Taking it up a step---.
      Guys This thread seems to have gone is all directions! Let me try to nail down the vernier/caliper issues which has caused debate...
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      Mike Ginn replied to the thread Myford oiler - advice needed.
      Guys At last I have solved the leaking Myford Oiler issue. To backtrack, I have purchased about 4 oilers in the past and they have all...
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      Mike Ginn replied to the thread Taking it up a step---.
      Guys Several of you have mentioned that when turned off the Vernier remembers the last reading and this is a battery drain. Although it...
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      Mike Ginn replied to the thread Taking it up a step---.
      I think Jason has nailed it. I do the same. My Mitutoyo Vernier I use constantly and I keep a supply of good quality cells in stock...
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      Well said K2. The advantage of a glass plate for me is its portability and low weight. I have a cast iron surface plate which is never...
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      K2 Much easier to check for flatness if it is a mirror. The eye is a super sensor for flatness of a mirror! Mike
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      For me glass is a good way forward - but don't drop it! I have a wooden frame and backing on a 18x12inch mirror which I have used for...
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      You do need to lap 3 surfaces but what does "truly flat" mean? Everything has a tolerance or error bound, the key is to decide where...
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