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TonyRV2

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Note to Self: When working in metric dimensions, make sure the readout is not set to inches. That is all. o_O
 

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Been there, done that, too many times.
 

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Yeah that’s probably worth a post it note stuck to the DRO.
 

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I find it easier to convert the metric numbers into imperial numbers and go from there.
 

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I am smiling with you. Had may share of similar "Doh!" moments.
 

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We’ve ALL done similar things like that at one (many?) times or another. Part of learning. Just keep at it.
 
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Measure twice cut once, not hey I cut this thing three times and it's still to short.
 

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My note to myself, is trying remember all the other notes I wrote to myself.

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