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    Caliper Recommendation?

    I have been using a digital cheapo depo amazon caliper, was in the market for a non digital caliper , what is everyone using and what does everyone recommend?
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    Good question! I'll be reading responses.

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    Here are good calipers, if the +/- .0005 digitals don’t work for you.

    https://www.starrett.com/category/pr...&sortBy=wp/asc
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    I've got a pair of vernier calipers as a backup to my Fowler digitals. The digitals will be dead the day you really need them.
    The dial ones are nice and plenty accurate

    Verniers are a little hard to read because of my eyes. The metric scale is easier to read I just have to convert.

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    I need to invest in a good analog caliper too. I've gone to use mine before and the battery was dead. That's happened twice, actually. You can buy a good Cabelas analog for around $40, I believe.
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    I have a Frankfort arsenal dial caliper that I like a lot. I got that and a Lyman dial in the same lot, sold the lyman and made the Frankfort free. I have a Horror Fright digital as a 'backup' that I don't ever see me needing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by william View Post
    Here are good calipers, if the +/- .0005 digitals don’t work for you.

    https://www.starrett.com/category/pr...&sortBy=wp/asc
    I'm with William on this.

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    I've got all the popular Imperial calibers (.22, .25, .32, .357, .38, .380, .40, and .45). I like them all and it is hard to pick a favorite.

    Wait, what?

    Huh? What's that?

    Oh, caliper, not caliber. Shoot, I thought we were in for another war here. Sorry, carry on!
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    Mitutoyo all the way.
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    I'm old school and I use micrometers. I have 4 and had them for over 30 years, but then I also use them with my metal lathe.
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