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    Re: Flat Bygrave alternative configuration
    From: Hanno Ix
    Date: 2014 Jul 3, 13:40 +0100
    Robin,

    I am very happy with my beam compass.  The clear and crisp scales of yours do very well.
    So don't worry about cursors. But there is no hurry - I'm in Lisbon, Portugal. No time to tinker mit Bygraves.

    BTW: I may have been over-detailed y'day but writing all down gave me an opportunity to think things oover



    On Wed, Jul 2, 2014 at 5:31 AM, Sean C <NoReply_SeanC@fer3.com> wrote:

    Without a cursor that you would have in a normal slide rule this can be a bit tricky to do.

    -Robin

     

    I made a cursor on my inkjet to use with Gary's flat bygrave. I simply printed a thin line vertically on a 3M transparency in portrait orientation, then folded the top and bottom edges to fit snugly around the larger scale.  (I had trimmed the small scale already to make it easier to move around.)

     

    -Sean C.


       
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