Was: TRS-80 PC-2 Now: Macinery's Handbook

From: John Lawson <jpl15_at_panix.com>
Date: Fri Apr 18 10:54:01 2003

On Fri, 18 Apr 2003, Ethan Dicks wrote:

> That's a nice tip, but could you go one step further and give
> the complete title of a book I could go to the Library Reference

  Y'all cain't do wifout yer Masheenry's Handbook, Clem! Hits got it all!

  Vide: http://dogbert.abebooks.com/servlet/BookDetailsPL?bi=166743258

for just one recent example. www.abebooks.com lists more than a hundred,
from 1919 to the present, from about $10 to over $300 (hope springs

  It truly is a nice volume to have on your reference shelf, just for
times like this. Kinda like the Merck Index but for machinists. About 1300
pages, indexed and usually thumb-niched like a dictionary.

  At the library, look up: Oberg and Jones, Machinery's Handbook.
 But as cheap as they are (you most likely will find one locally, or at
Dayton this year) it's not a bad thing to have, even if you need it once a


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