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Old 10-17-2009, 07:44 PM   #1
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Default Which digital caliber do you use?

Looking for one. My manual caliber is going bad on me... Time for a new one...
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the $15 ones from harbor freight work fine.
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Old 10-17-2009, 08:28 PM   #3
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Oh you mean caliper? I guess it depends on what you're doing with it and how much you use it. I've got Mitutoyo calipers that I've had for years and love them.
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Sorry, caliper...
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the $15 ones from harbor freight work fine.
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the $15 ones from harbor freight work fine.

+2 Cen Tech 6 " , if you have the store coupon it's only $12.99
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Old 10-18-2009, 05:06 AM   #7
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use one from orchard hardware supply. It was about 40 bucks bit it has worked perfect going on 2 yrs now.
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I like the bigger 9" over the 6".... granted rarely do you have to measure stuff over 6" but i would still go for the 9".
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I'm on my second set of Harbor Freight cheapies; last one was about 6 years old and disappeared during our move a couple months ago.
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http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/cta...emnumber=47257

this is the one at harbor freight. i cant find it on thier site, but this one usually comes with a case. thats the one i have and i love it. work perfectly
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I use a Harbor Freight 6" pair for the races and a good pair of 9" for home. I'd hate to destroy the good pair at a race.
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cool, thanks folks... i'll get the one from harbor freight!!!
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i got several but use one from advance auto "performance tool" brand and seems to be fine for few years. the harbor freights fine too. i also use a cheap plastic non digital and its flawless too and like 20 years old lol
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I use a Harbor Freight 6" pair for the races and a good pair of 9" for home. I'd hate to destroy the good pair at a race.


Exactly why I always borrow at the track ....some guys are IMO WAY too rough with theirs.
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What's everyone using calipers for?
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