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Old Oct 27, 2004, 06:58 PM
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Biulding Estarter need conversion chart

Does anyone know where I can get a conversion chart so that I can tak ethose mm measurments and convert them to inches, 1/16", 1/8" so on??
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Old Oct 27, 2004, 08:09 PM
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You are probably going to run into this time and time again. Best thing to do is get a ruler that has both inches and mm, centimeters. I use both sides all the time.
Old Oct 27, 2004, 10:52 PM
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1" = 25.4 mm = 2.54 cm

That's all you gotta need to know.
Old Oct 28, 2004, 02:11 AM
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Just get a decent ruler (the're available everywhere for about 50 cents and up) that has BOTH metric and your 1/16 stuff markings.......It's easier to just directly "read" the mm scale without introducing a likely math error (happens all the time with crummy fitting results) once you get used to the fact that a lot of popular planes ARE off-shore designed and the plans or instructions are likely to be mm's......Just do it and forget the calculator...I'm a S Side Va. anti-metric guy from way back but life forces changes sometimes....... kw
Old Oct 28, 2004, 02:18 AM
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You can use google. It will do unit conversions. The syntax is:

X unit to unit.

Example: 55 mm to in

It's awesome!

Old Oct 28, 2004, 07:33 AM
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You just type it in the search box...I typed in the searchbox 23.5cm and it told me 9.25" that is sweet
actually I typed in convert 23.5cm to inch

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