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    Re: recommendation for slide rule ?
    From: Greg Rudzinski
    Date: 2009 May 20, 11:11 -0700

    Hein,
    
         The Faber Castell 2/83 internet photos look good. Use in a marine
    environment may require a tougher slide rule though. The 2/83 is on my
    short list.
    
    Greg
    
    On May 20, 5:07�am, Hein Bodahl  wrote:
    > On 20.05.2009 06:49, Greg Rudzinski wrote:
    >
    > > Gary,
    >
    > > � � �You have succeeded in getting me interested in slide rules. I
    > > have never owned or used one but after some internet research I see
    > > that they have been to the moon and back. Now I will have to get one!
    > > So far I am leaning toward the purchase of a Pickett N3-ES which is of
    > > aluminum construction. The slide rule could very well be the pinnacle
    > > of low tech achievement. Right there with the mechanical chronometer.
    >
    > > Greg
    >
    > The Faber Castell 2/83, or even better the FB 2/83N Novo Duplex, is by
    > some said to be the best ever made. It is a desktop model of double
    > length. Unfortunatly that makes it sensitive to temperature changes (or
    > so "they" say). The �pocket version is FB 63/83.
    >
    > "Best" is of course a matter of opinion, usually based on number of
    > scales, type of scales and accuracy.
    >
    > Hein Bodahl
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