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    Imperial tools

    Sorting through the gear today come across a lot of taps, tap and die sets, calipers and micrometers all in Imperial. The bloke who gave me the stuff just said to sell of the stuff I'm not going to use. I really cant see myself pulling out the calculator every time I want to measure something so is there anyone who is likely to use this sort of thing?

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    Hi big_foot try somebody in the aviation industry like home builder they all still work in imperial

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    half the people on here are still imperial,
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    Quote Originally Posted by longrange308 View Post
    half the people on here are still imperial,
    And the other half are young.
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    Plenty of US built equipment is still imperial. Lots of bolts too. Slowly all going metric though.

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    Yea theres the odd bit on TM I might just end up whacking the lot on there

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    I'm old enough to have an imperial tool!
    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    Imperial tools

    Keep it all. You'll kick yourself at some stage when you do need something. And it's not worth a lot 2nd hand.

    If your intent on getting rid of it all i might be interested
    Last edited by Spanners; 13-10-2014 at 09:11 PM.
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    BF buy yourself an MG and you'll need them all
    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    how many micrometers u got?us engine reconditioners and machinists still use imperial
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    Post a comprehensive list of what you have, I work on lots of stuff imperial.

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    I cant use this new fangled metric stuff. Imperial just makes sense

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    Cheers guys, being on the younger side Ive just never got into the whole inches thing Id much rather just see this stuff some where its gunna get used and get myself metric gear as I need it.

    Ill put up some lists/pics tonight

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maca49 View Post
    I'm old enough to have an imperial tool!
    Yeah, I know what you mean @Maca49...I had a chick ask me one time to give her "12 inches and make me bleed", so I screwed her three times and punched her in the nose.
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    Which is worse, ignorance or apathy...I don't know and don't care.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Spook View Post
    Yeah, I know what you mean @Maca49...I had a chick ask me one time to give her "12 inches and make me bleed", so I screwed her three times and punched her in the nose.
    Was her name Dianne?
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