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    Re: Kollsman periscopic sextant mount
    From: Doug Faunt
    Date: 2020 Sep 21, 18:09 -0700

    Err, "standard" railway gauge is the same under both systems: 1,435 mm
    or 4 ft 8 1⁄2 in.
    And if the rest of the world accepts km/hr, no reason the US couldn't either.
    You are setting up strawman arguments, like trolls do.
    best, doug
    On Mon, Sep 21, 2020 at 6:00 PM Gary LaPook  wrote:
    > Oh, and while you are at it, rip out the tachometers from your car and 
    replace them with tachs calibrated in the metric unit of rotation, radians 
    per second. And, I almost forgot, your speedometer has to go because 
    "kilometers per hour" is not a metric unit of speed since "hours" do not 
    exist in the metric system, only "seconds." You need  a speedo marked in 
    meters per second. Oh, another thing, we have to pick up all of our railroad 
    tracks (and we have more that the rest of the world combined) and change them 
    to the metric gauge for railroad tracks which will, of course, mean repacing 
    all of our rolling stock too. Yep, America (you know, the country that put 
    man on the moon) should definately go metric.
    > gl
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