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Re: Micrometer responses

To: Michael Sloane <>
Subject: Re: Micrometer responses
From: Phil Ethier <>
Date: Mon, 16 Dec 1996 15:08:59 -0600 (CST)
On Monday, 16 Dec 1996, Michael Sloane wrote:

> I bought a set of bore gauges (the kind that are spring-loaded telescoping
> rods with locks for checking cylinder bores) from Harbour Freight for about
> $25. They seem to work fine for the handful of times/year that I need to
> check cylinder bores.

T-gauges are neat, and a whole lot more accurate than one might think, 
but they can be fooled.  They only measure at two points, and you can 
miss an out-of round condition.


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