[vcf-midatlantic] slide rule manuals & instructions

Evan Koblentz evan at vcfed.org
Sat Dec 9 20:42:23 EST 2017


There are hundreds; get one next time you're here.

On Dec 9, 2017 6:39 PM, "Joseph Oprysko via vcf-midatlantic" <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vintagecomputerfederation.org> wrote:

> 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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