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


Example: Racing

Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2007 14:59:10 -0700 (PDT)
From: Fred Rednor <fred_rednor@yahoo.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]16 mm ~ 5/8"
To: Classic Rendezvous <classicrendezvous@bikelist.org>
In-Reply-To: <46D8769E.6070301@os2.dhs.org>


But it does sound much better if you express it in this manner: 16mm = .63" 5/8" = .625"
     Fred "quasi lo stesso" Rednor - Arlington, Virginia (USA)


--- John Thompson wrote:


> Harvey Sachs wrote:

\r?\n> > 16 mm wrenches are not real common.

\r?\n> > I find them unnecessary:

\r?\n> > 5/8" works just fine; it's within a few thousandths.

\r?\n> >

\r?\n> > call it "Craftsman tolerance" (for our international

\r?\n> members, Craftsman

\r?\n> > tools are the exclusive brand of Sears Roebuck, and pretty

\r?\n> decent

\r?\n> > quality for the price.)

\r?\n>

\r?\n> Pretty close, but not quite:

\r?\n>

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\r?\n> 1-> (25.4/8)*5

\r?\n> answer = 15.875

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\r?\n> Craftsman makes metric wrenches as well; why not use a real

\r?\n> 16mm?

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\r?\n> --

\r?\n> John Thompson (john@os2.dhs.org)

\r?\n> Appleton WI USA