slipping sticks

From: Jeff Kaneko <>
Date: Fri Feb 6 10:47:55 1998

> >>>No, I do not have _my_ high school/college slide rule, which was a
> >>>magnificent 12" yellow aluminum Pickett with a hard leather case and a
> belt
> >>>loop. ...
> >
> >Nice! Why have I never seen an aluminium slide rule?
> Almost ALL Pickett Slide Rules are aluminium.

The only thing I dislike about those aluminum Picketts is that unless
properly maintained, they can oxidize like hell, rendering them

I used to sometimes see them at swapmeets; usually in the 'junk box',
corroded and in a very sorry state.

Received on Fri Feb 06 1998 - 10:47:55 GMT

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