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PostSubject: Straight Into The Garbage   Wed Oct 04, 2017 3:31 pm

Now that all my tools are out of storage and put away, we were hanging a new medicine cabinet and Mrs. NoCo grabbed a tape measure.

I measured out 18" in one direction from the faucet, and 18" out in the other direction -- then just to check, I measured between the two marks. It was 37½".


I looked at the tape measure again -- it was one I'd held onto for years just because it so freaking useless. It measures feet and tenths of feet. Not inches.

Into the garbage.
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PostSubject: Re: Straight Into The Garbage   Wed Oct 04, 2017 4:10 pm

It is only freaking useless for you. There are many times that a tenth-foot measurement is required.
I have some drafting scales that are tenth-inch increments. Very common.
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