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Old 07-05-2009, 08:14 PM   #1
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does anyone know how much digital calipers would be at harbor freight??
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Old 07-05-2009, 08:21 PM   #3
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Between $16 and $20 depending on size. I picked up an 8" set for $17.99, although they occasionally have them on sale for $15.
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I just checked their website and the prices are completely different from my local store. $9.99 for the 6" and $29.99 for the 8".
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Not Harbor Freight but these are very nice for the money and you can get free standard shipping if you like. $19.95
http://www.bocabearings.com/main1.as...LASTIC_DIGITAL
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I bought a Kobalt 6" digital caliber from Lowe's for $30. Great quality!
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I bought a Kobalt 6" digital caliber from Lowe's for $30. Great quality!
Just picked one up my self today very HD compared to the ones you get from HFAnd the kolbalt one comes with a padded case and extra battery.Best value i could find
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I use a caliper from orchard hardware they work great. They were around 30 bucks.
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My harbor freight one came with a padded case and an extra battery. I got it on sale for $12.99 8".
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What are all of the uses for calipers. I bought one the other day and havent been able to use them yet. I tried measuring screws when I tore apart my buggy and couldnt figure which size screw goes where.

Didnt work to well.
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The 6in are not long enough to measure shock length(droop) on the rear of 1\8 scale buggies get the 8in.
And the Boca Bearing ones are plastic and cost more than HF's metal ones do.
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the boca's slide is plastic and is not good for small measurements. It is fine for big round numbers but if you get down to like .97mm it is not accurate.
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What are all of the uses for calipers. I bought one the other day and havent been able to use them yet. I tried measuring screws when I tore apart my buggy and couldnt figure which size screw goes where.

Didnt work to well.
Shock preload, turnbuckle length, ride height, throttle and brake linkage. checking your shock springs, flywheel, pegs on flywheel, connecting rod, etc, etc..there's lotsa uses bud
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I just got the new catalog and they ave asale for 9.99 for the 6" ones
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