[vcf-midatlantic] slide rule manuals & instructions
joprysko1 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 9 18:38:44 EST 2017
Kinda sucks that I missed out on being able to get one of the nifty
slide-rules as well. The wonderful tools designed by engineers that ran
very specific ‘programs’ to perform custom calculations.
On Sat, Dec 9, 2017 at 5:23 PM Jeffrey Brace via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 9, 2017 at 4:54 PM Jim Scheef via vcf-midatlantic <
> vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:
> > Jeff,
> > Among the slide rules are there any 6" or so in length? I used to keep a
> I didn't any.
> > short slide rule like that in my car to calulate gas mileage.
> > I canceled rather than try to drive thru NYC during the snow.
> > Jim
> > On Thu, 7 Dec 2017, Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> > > Date: Thu, 7 Dec 2017 21:21:31 -0500
> > > From: Jeffrey Jonas via vcf-midatlantic
> > > <vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org>
> > > To: vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org
> > > Cc: Jeffrey Jonas <jeffrey.scott.jonas at gmail.com>
> > > Subject: [vcf-midatlantic] slide rule manuals & instructions
> > >
> > > The boxed sets usually include instructions.
> > > I scanned some:
> > >
> > > http://ferretronix.com/march/previews/sliderules/
> > >
> > js at sdf.org
> > SDF Public Access UNIX System - http://sdf.lonestar.org
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