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    Re: Problem with a sextant
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2006 Apr 26, 16:06 -0400

    Bill,
    Thanks.
    Neither do I understand what Joel really proposes
    to measure.
    
    Alex
    
    On Wed, 26 Apr 2006, Bill wrote:
    
    > Alex
    >
    > I have a half dozen dial indicators and several mounting devices, as well as
    > other precision measuring tools including a 12" dial caliper (0.001").  The
    > dial indicators range from cheap Chinese 0.001" models, to good quality
    > 0.001", to a good old USA Federal 0.0001" unit.
    >
    > Recalling Joel's advice I am not quite sure of the set up he suggests, or
    > how to pinpoint the exact location of arm's rotation point.
    >
    > Happy to help you if I understand the setup.
    >
    > Bill
    >
    > > Dear Joel,
    > > I looked at the web and now I have an impression
    > > of what a dial inficator is:-)
    > > Could you explain more, how exactly you propose to
    > > apply it to the problem? You suggest somehow to measure
    > > the uniformity of the teeth?
    > > (I am really interested, but I am almost completely ignorant
    >
    
    
    

       
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