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man_without_clue wrote:
On 03/17/2012 11:30 AM, Mark Simon wrote:
FYI, 1 inch is exactly 2.54 cm. The inch was redefined in 1959 as derived from the metric system.

Just being pedantic :]

Oh, I didn't know that!
Does that apply to machine hand tools also?

Yes, he pedantic about them too.  ;-)

Actually, that definition of the inch applies to everything but U.S. surveying and that exception only because so many of the surveys were done prior to 1959.

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