Re: [CR]16 mm ~ 5/8"

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Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 15:14:22 -0500
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Subject: Re: [CR]16 mm ~ 5/8"
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From: John Thompson <>

Harvey Sachs wrote:
> 16 mm wrenches are not real common.
> I find them unnecessary:
> 5/8" works just fine; it's within a few thousandths.
> call it "Craftsman tolerance" (for our international members, Craftsman
> tools are the exclusive brand of Sears Roebuck, and pretty decent
> quality for the price.)

Pretty close, but not quite:

Mathomatic version 12.7.5 ( Copyright (C) 1987-2007 George Gesslein II. This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

50 equation spaces available, 960 kilobytes per equation space. ANSI color mode enabled. 1-> (25.4/8)*5 answer = 15.875

Craftsman makes metric wrenches as well; why not use a real 16mm?

John Thompson (
Appleton WI USA