[vcf-midatlantic] Slide rules, lots and lots of 'em

Neil Cherry ncherry at linuxha.com
Wed Nov 8 07:10:47 EST 2017


On 11/07/2017 10:40 PM, Dave McGuire via vcf-midatlantic wrote:
> On 11/07/2017 09:36 PM, Glenn Roberts via vcf-midatlantic wrote:

>> Ah a fellow RPI'er!  I was one of the minions lugging my Keuffel & Esser up and down
>> the hills of Troy, but lo and behold a piece of pocket-sized engineering beauty began
>> to appear on campus (among those lucky, or rich enough) - the HP-35 "slide rule"
>> pocket calculator!  It would be a few calculator generations later that I could
>> afford one (the HP-21) but I was hooked for life on HP and RPN!  Nothin like em!

> Right there with you on that.  I use an HP-48GX at my desk, an HP-41CV on the RF bench,
> and an HP-49G in the calibration lab.

I'm running Droid48 on my Android Phone.

Still have my HP21C (I think it's a C might be an S, with the broken door).

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