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Old 07-23-2012, 12:54 AM   #141
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What's the difference between "homeowner metric and tradesman metric"?
They cant visualise 300mm without converting it to 30cm in their heads if they even comprehend what "300" means in the first place.

Also instead of saying 1.5 metres we would just say fifteen hundred which goes over the head of alot of people.
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Old 07-23-2012, 01:41 AM   #142
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We say 3/16 long or short

When im doing trim, i measure, i cut.
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That would be a 64th
HEY LEO,,,I NEED ONE 9 11/16ths and a RCH
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HEY LEO,,,I NEED ONE 9 11/16ths and a RCH
RCH=red c*nt hair
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HEY LEO,,,I NEED ONE 9 11/16ths and a RCH
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i used to do heavy/light but seeing the stuff Leo puts out the least i could do is start reading 1/16 and 32ths and you know what it works better looks better and is faster in the long run
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I like to hold it up and mark it. All those little marks get so confusing..
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yes most times with siding thats what i do

i also learned how valuable a story stick is
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i used to do heavy/light but seeing the stuff Leo puts out the least i could do is start reading 1/16 and 32ths and you know what it works better looks better and is faster in the long run
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but i have trouble with the 11 and 13
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I use my thumb to mark measurements.
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I use my thumb to mark measurements.
Because it makes marks because its covered in dookie?
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i sub it out
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myself and another carpenter where putting shoe base throughout over the base trim, i think were fairly equal on our carpentry skills, and he asked me if i wanted to go through get all the measurements and write them down and he'd go out and cut them all marked out for every room and areas, i was kinda hesitate about it knowing there would be several recuts give or take 16'ths or 32'ths, in my opinion it took quite longer for me to take one back out and say shave this one a Ch every other one while i'd go back in and nail, i don't know i gave him the benifit of the doubt
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RCH = 0.25mm
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RCH = .127mm
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RCH = 0.25mm
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RCH = .127mm
So I assume you guys have used one of these on a RCH:





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Nope, one of these

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So I assume you guys have used one of these on a RCH:

No I just know the gap between my 2 front teeth.
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My main pet hate is lads who only own a 1000mm level, they use it on everything and when you put a proper sized level on there work it is way out of level, they then proceed to tell you its only 2mm out, yeah mate thats 2mm over 1000mm so considering it 6m tall it is way out, either buy a straight edge or buy a longer level choice is yours.
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My main pet hate is lads who only own a 1000mm level, they use it on everything and when you put a proper sized level on there work it is way out of level, they then proceed to tell you its only 2mm out, yeah mate thats 2mm over 1000mm so considering it 6m tall it is way out, either buy a straight edge or buy a longer level choice is yours.
For us normal people thats 40 inches according to google...

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