[vcf-midatlantic] slide rule manuals & instructions

Joseph Oprysko joprysko1 at gmail.com
Sat Dec 9 20:59:47 EST 2017


Cool, thanks!

On Sat, Dec 9, 2017 at 8:42 PM Evan Koblentz <evan at vcfed.org> wrote:

> 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
>> > >
>> >
>> --
>> Normal Person: Hey, it seems that you know a lot.
>> Geek: To be honest, it's due to all the surfing I do.
>> Normal Person: So you go surfing?
>> Normal Person: But I don't think that has anything to do with knowing a
>> lot...
>> Geek: I think that's wrong on a fundamental level.
>> Normal Person: Huh? Huh? What?
>>
> --
Normal Person: Hey, it seems that you know a lot.
Geek: To be honest, it's due to all the surfing I do.
Normal Person: So you go surfing?
Normal Person: But I don't think that has anything to do with knowing a
lot...
Geek: I think that's wrong on a fundamental level.
Normal Person: Huh? Huh? What?



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