Shoddy Hardware (Was: Re: WW fixtures (was Re: "New" PDP-8))

From: Allison <>
Date: Thu Apr 4 19:19:51 2002

From: Chad Fernandez <>

>I've read about bolt types on Brit bikes a bit. It seems that they had
>a variety of things they called Whitworth.
>Chad Fernandez
>Merle K. Peirce wrote:
>> That's because you had the wrong wrenches. I've always wanted to have
>> someone ask me for a half-inch wrench and hand him a Whitworth
>> half-inch. I think there's a set in the Rover.

Whitworth were decimal inch sizes. I have a set from about 30 years back
along with metric and fractional inch sizes. What I dont have is a pair of
vise grips, feh!

Received on Thu Apr 04 2002 - 19:19:51 BST

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