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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000124.txt from 1994/05

From: Cary Karp <nrm-karp@-----.SE>
Subj: Re: mouthpiece specifications
Date: Thu, 5 May 1994 14:33:00 -0400

On Thu, 5 May 1994, Clark W Fobes wrote:

> Without trying to start a clamor from the mathematicians, there are
> approximately 2.5 100ths of a mm to every 1000th of an inch. My tip openings
> are designed with .004mm increments of change between each of my four
> facings. I try to work within tolerances of +/- .001mm.

In order to know that you are working to tolerances of .001mm you have to
be able to measure accurately to one additional decimal place. I'd be very
interested in knowing how you do so.

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