Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 13:56:45
Author: Anthony Lapinski
Subject: Re: metersticks
I believe McMaster Carr sells 1.5 meter sticks.
>Hi Taplers, just an interjection here:
>1. I have wished for many years that such a thing as a 1.5 meter stick
>were marketed, it would be less than half of the trouble for everybody:
>For example the 2 meter sticks don't fit on the lab tables.
>2. One of you Taplers mentioned a year or two ago that a roll-up
>carpenter's scale works quite nicely in the student labs. Must do good
>security labeling of course.
>Thanks, Bill Norwood
>From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On
>Behalf Of Tom Gill
>Sent: Friday, May 14, 2010 1:49 PM
>Subject: Re: [tap-l] metersticks
>Here's a white enameled-metal (?) finish hardwood one with permanently
>engraved scales - according to their description anyway.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Jerry DiMarco"
>Sent: 14 May, 2010 1:28 PM
>Subject: [tap-l] metersticks
>> I just searched the archive for info about buying metersticks. It
>> seems that 2m metersticks are hard to find, and plastic metersticks lose
>> their markings. A check of the major supply catalogs turned up no 2m
>> metersticks. Has anyone found a source for 2m metersticks or plastic
>> metersticks that don't fade? Thanks...
>> Jerry D
>> Jerry DiMarco
>> Manager of Lecture Demonstrations and Instructional Labs
>> Montana State Univ., Physics Dept. Bozeman, MT
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