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ELHEAD

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Picked this up over the weekend. Mitutoyo 103-184. Was $5 too much? Box and mike , no standard.
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francist

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Criminal....

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#4
That deserves a You Suck!:encourage:
It's going to cost 3 times that for a standard to check it.

Roy
 

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No standard? Should have been knocked down to $3.00. :)

Awesome deal! Where did you get it from?
 
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