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Old Yesterday, 10:50 PM   #1
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Anyone have one? Every one that I see has a combination of 32nds 64ths or 8ths on each side. I wind up flipping the thing around trying to find the side I can read
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Re: Combination Square With Only 1/16th Gruadtions


never heard of a commercially made one.

guy i knew 20 or so years ago made one in a machine shop with only 1/8" , 1/2 & 1/4 marks on it.

took it to an engraver to put the inches on it.

was very professional looking.

if anyone might know, Davis or tjbnwi (Tom)...

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Re: Combination Square With Only 1/16th Gruadtions


Would this work?

https://www.ebay.com/itm/LUFKIN-Comb...ty!22041!US!-1
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Anyone have one? Every one that I see has a combination of 32nds 64ths or 8ths on each side. I wind up flipping the thing around trying to find the side I can read
It looks like Irwin goes down to 16th's on each side, not sure about the other side.

Stupid question....have you tried taking the ruler out and turning it over in the head so the easier reading side is situated where you like it?

https://www.amazon.com/Tools-Combina.../dp/B005XUHIUM
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Some other stuff, with various scales (gradations).

https://www.mscdirect.com/browse/tn/...navid=12108107
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Anyone have one? Every one that I see has a combination of 32nds 64ths or 8ths on each side. I wind up flipping the thing around trying to find the side I can read
I have an old General and an old Starrett in the shop. One side is 8th and 16th. The other side is 32nd and 64th.
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Re: Combination Square With Only 1/16th Gruadtions


Never seen one with only 16ths. All of mine are 1/64, 1/32. 1/16, 1/8.

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Well that pretty much answers my question. Bummer one isn't readily available. Thanks

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Not sure what happened when I tried to spell graduations in the title!

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