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andylasslett
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Bowl Calipers
Mar 18th, 2011 at 6:37am
 
Im starting to think Im gonna make my own bowl thickness calipers. Anyone know of any patterns I could use. I m pretty sure I can come up with on my own but laziness is getting the best of me.
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Re: Bowl Calipers
Reply #1 - Mar 18th, 2011 at 8:15am
 
Andy,

Check these out.  These have been on my todo list for a while.

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Reply #2 - Mar 18th, 2011 at 8:26am
 
I have some patterns for calipers on my web site too. 
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Re: Bowl Calipers
Reply #3 - Mar 18th, 2011 at 9:58am
 
Rick,  I really like the wire idea.
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Re: Bowl Calipers
Reply #4 - Mar 18th, 2011 at 3:17pm
 
A gazillion thanks fella's those are way better then what i was thinking...........Andy
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Reply #5 - Mar 19th, 2011 at 12:09am
 
Andy
I have a set that I can copy and send the pic to you,Their the kind that gives a reading while you make your measurement.Might be a couple days.
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Reply #6 - Mar 19th, 2011 at 12:28am
 
thanks Harry tha smiley=dankk2.gif smiley=dankk2.gift would be great.....Andy
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Reply #7 - Mar 19th, 2011 at 5:42am
 
Harry,
Post it so other people might want it also.
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Re: Bowl Calipers
Reply #8 - Mar 20th, 2011 at 6:30am
 
I bought a double-ended caliper, but I find myself using a piece of heavy wire bent into an 'almost' circle more than the caliper.  Just slide the wire down the side with one end 'dragging' and watch the clearance on the other leg.  I think I got the idea from Ellsworth's book. 

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Reply #9 - Mar 21st, 2011 at 11:44am
 
Chuck
Tried to post the pic's.the allowable size for pic's is to small for all my pic,s and don't have a sizing program on my computer yet(have it just got to get it on here)I posted this on the Turning Talk side then remembered the post was here.I did get the pic's and info on SMC.sorry if I can't say that here.Hope it helps.
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Reply #10 - Mar 21st, 2011 at 4:56pm
 
Harry,
E-mail them to me & I'll do it for you.
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Re: Bowl Calipers
Reply #11 - Mar 21st, 2011 at 4:57pm
 
Heres the link to a free resizing program if I can get it to work   Multimedia File Viewing and Clickable Links are available for Registered Members only!!  You need to Login or Register

Also try googling PIXresizer also a free program incredibly simple I use it all the time
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