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    RE: Paper Punching Order

    Don't use more than two of the same thickness of paper punchings. Conduct your own experiment on the compressibility of a stack of thin paper punchings as opposed to a thick card punching. ------------------------------ Regards, Jon Page ------------------------------

  • Chris, I have not conducted an A/B (control) experiment, but here is shat I CAN share with you from personal experience. As you apparently have read, we do "consolidate and hierarchicalize" the paper punchings for both balance rail and front rail key ...

  • All- There was a thread or a portion of one recently that covered this in some detail and for the life of me I can't find it. There were pictures and discussion of using a Bridgeport to accomplish this, Any help appreciated. I will continue this thread ...

  • Re long levers, I had Charles Faulk make me a 15-1/4" with a 10deg head. I started thinking about long levers coming off of a 24" chipping lever, my 4 iron, made out of a busted golf club. After using that, I thought long levers had potential, as long ...

  • Decorative Hale Hammer... priceless ------------------------------ Benjamin Sloane Cincinnati OH 513-257-8480 ------------------------------

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