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    Re: recommendation for slide rule ?
    From: Greg R_
    Date: 2011 Nov 23, 19:47 -0800

    But apparently neither device is capable of calculating the "nostalgia factor" 
    part of a fair market price... �;-)
    --- On Wed, 11/23/11, Lu Abel  wrote:
    From: Lu Abel 
    Subject: [NavList] Re: recommendation for slide rule ?
    To: "NavList@fer3.com" 
    Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 5:34 PM
    Faster, cheaper -- and much more accurate. � Slide rules gave answers accurate to two 
    decimal places; even the cheapest scientific calculators give answers 
    accurate to eight or more places.
           From: GregR 
     To: NavList  
     Sent: Wednesday, November 23, 2011 11:08 AM
     Subject: [NavList] Re: recommendation for slide rule ?
    Wow, sure glad I didn't throw out the ones I had from college days (etc.).
    Who ever would have thought that they'd eventually be worth ~10x their 
    original price, especially when they were replaced by electronics that were 
    faster and cheaper?
    On 11/23/2011 10:59:08 AM, randall.f.morrow@kp.org wrote:
    > Slide rules still for sale but very expensive....
    > http://www.sphere.bc.ca/test/nib-pickett.html#catalog
    > Randall F Morrow PT
    > Kern County - Bakersfield
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    > [NavList] Re: recommendation for slide rule ?
    > Interesting comments on slide rules. I had a couple, never was really good
    > with them, years ago. Used to use
    > Smoley's Tables for calculations,
     they were somethng. These days, a great
    > deal of such calculations, possibly all of them can be done with the
    > ubiquitous "scientific calculator" or "electronic slide-rule". I use an HP
    > 11C, that I bought in the early 1990's,
    > It had gone out of productio

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