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Where do yo keep your Machinist Handbook ?

francist

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Kitchen table drawer (supposed to be for cutlery...)

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Karl_T

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my eyes could not read the fine print anymore...

Sooo, I went to the computer .pdf version. Took getting used to but its faster to look something up. then print out the table i need and not worry about my geasy fingers ruining it.
 

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With your collection I would assume at least one in every room...And favorites in the WC...ROFLAO...**G**
 

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Got one in the Tahoe also, but it gets moved around. 14th Edition. LOL

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Hope so Bob, I only need the #2 Edition and will I have them all. I also have 2 or 3 of most that I do have. ROTFLMBO!!

#'s 1-4 are identical, just different years. The first changes came in #5.

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Bob La Londe

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I have a "Machinery's Handbook" on my desk where I do all my design work. I have a "Production Handbook" right next to it. Out in the shop I also have "The Pink Book." "The Pink Book," is a three ring binder with a collection of drill sizes and tap information, gage charts, materials hardness, plastics recipes, and anything I have found myself having to refer to the chart or table more than once while working. That reminds me. I should probably add a sine bar table to the pink book. Its in my, "Machinery's Handbook," but the, "Machinery's Handbook," never goes out into the shop.
 

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Both of mine, a 22nd edition and a 1st edition reprint, lived in the bathroom from the time each was acquired until I had read them cover to cover. Took a while, mostly one page at a time. I also read them a bit at night when I could not sleep. Instant success.
 

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Mine was on my desk in in my office before the IRMA flood that deposited 4 feet of water in my home, now it's in the landfill with everything else that was in my home. EVERYTHING GONE ! including the first 4 feet of the walls. I do not want to talk about my shop & tools.

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Mine is kept within reach above the old Craftsman lathe. Will have to find have to find another spot for it when I move into the new
shop space.

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Ken,
In a tough situation what do you grab first...Or should I ask how many bullet holes in your shop walls ???...Just Kidding... Carry on Brother...**G**
 

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Mine is lost in the quagmire of our attic! So it is lost forever.
 

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I have a few , but the one I use is in my center drawer down at work . Really can't say I use it other than for thread pitch data .
 

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Forgot to mention, my main copy of the MHB is on my computer. I have a icon I click on, go to the index and find anything I need at a click of the mouse. And if I need a copy of a particular page, click on the print button. (have to be careful here, I can print the whole book if I click on the right button!)
 
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