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Old 10-11-2012, 14:20   #1
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Harbor Freight Caliper, $8.99 this weekend

The jury may not be back on whether this caliper is any good (though I don't seem to have any particular problem) - it is however CHEAP this weekend at their 'sidewalk sale'. $8.99

http://www.harborfreight.com/6-inch-...tm_source=1007

Then there are these mats for those of you who like to stand:
http://www.harborfreight.com/4-piece...tm_source=1007

Better call your local HF to confirm these prices and sale.

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Old 10-11-2012, 15:10   #2
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I have been using although different harbor freight calipers and the mat for years. No the bottom of the mat I duck taped the seams together.
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Old 10-11-2012, 16:07   #3
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Harbor Freight Caliper, $8.99.

Gas to to the nearest Harbor Freight $20.

I am going to pass.
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Old 10-11-2012, 20:19   #4
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I bought the same ones year or so ago after my other ones quit working.
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Old 10-11-2012, 20:57   #5
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The 4" Harbor Freight caliper is great. I bought one 3 years ago and still use it.

The 6" one I didn't like at all. It's crude, sloppy and inaccurate; every time you close the jaws you get a slightly different reading.
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Old 10-11-2012, 21:56   #6
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I've had that same set of calipers those mats in front of my reloading bench going on 4 years. At that price it's worth the 2 mile detour to stop by after work on the way home to get another pair. I have a short list of must get next time at HF items anyways.
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Old 10-11-2012, 22:07   #7
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Harbor Freight Caliper, $8.99.

Gas to to the nearest Harbor Freight $20.

I am going to pass.
Buy 4 of 'em and you'll save enough money to pay for the gas!
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Old 10-11-2012, 22:12   #8
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...The 6" one I didn't like at all. It's crude, sloppy and inaccurate; every time you close the jaws you get a slightly different reading.
Some have said that lately, but mine have no such zeroing problem. They're 2 or 3 years old though...

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