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Re: Ruler for leveling log??
« Reply #20 on: October 08, 2019, 01:00:54 PM »
I agree with a quick check of the tape on the valuable ones and a good eyeballing on the others. My biggest challenge is remembering to drop the toe boards back down :o. Brian
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Re: Ruler for leveling log??
« Reply #21 on: October 08, 2019, 07:31:46 PM »
I use a plastic 24" level with an inch scale on the side. Pretty inexpensive and takes a lot of abuse. I use it leveling the mill then while sawing for measuring. Used to be the big box stores had them but haven't seen one with the scale on it in a couple years. The old time hardware stores seem to be the place to find them. $7 last one I bought.

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Re: Ruler for leveling log??
« Reply #22 on: October 08, 2019, 09:03:09 PM »
I use my eye out to 25', tape out to 45'.
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Re: Ruler for leveling log??
« Reply #23 on: October 08, 2019, 09:49:27 PM »
put this on the laser this eve.  2 inch wide (after cut on table saw)  1/4 inch thick maple 24 inch long.  big enough for @Magicman to see from 10 paces.



 
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« Reply #24 on: October 08, 2019, 10:12:10 PM »
1/4 inch thick maple


Oh - ok, I have heard this before....:D
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« Reply #25 on: October 08, 2019, 10:15:15 PM »
@Southside i will make you one with chickens, instead of numbers, but it will only be 10 inches long cause no one wants you to take off your shoes!!! 8) 8) 8) 8) :o :o :o :o :D :D :D :D ;) smiley_airfreshener
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« Reply #26 on: October 08, 2019, 10:17:32 PM »
 :D  :D  :D  :D 
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Re: Ruler for leveling log??
« Reply #27 on: October 08, 2019, 10:59:19 PM »
big enough for Magicman to see from 10 paces.



So do you want me to look with my Left Eye?


 
Or my Right Eye??   :o
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« Reply #28 on: October 08, 2019, 11:09:03 PM »
hope you are ok!  did you have eye surgery?  
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« Reply #29 on: October 08, 2019, 11:28:20 PM »
Ditto, was chuckling at the thread, not a good look. 

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Re: Ruler for leveling log??
« Reply #30 on: October 09, 2019, 07:53:27 AM »
No, just battle scars from years past.  It is sometime painful to get as old as I am. 

Wanna see my toes??  :o
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« Reply #31 on: October 09, 2019, 08:19:08 AM »
sorry @Magicman I am off work today, and I am not sure how far this is going!!! :D :D :D
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« Reply #32 on: October 09, 2019, 08:43:16 AM »
No, just battle scars from years past.  It is sometime painful to get as old as I am.  

Wanna see my toes??  :o
Chicks dig scars. :D ;D
 However, the foot thing, probably not. ;D
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« Reply #33 on: October 09, 2019, 05:49:57 PM »
@Magicman now i see why you are so respectful when referring to your wife Ms. Pat.   :o   :).  looks like she keeps you in line!!! :D  @Southside i got a prototype "southside special ruler" done in your honor.  I went up to 24 if you promise to keep your shoes on!  ;)  



 



 



 
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« Reply #34 on: October 09, 2019, 06:23:31 PM »
Ha ha ha! I love it!!
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« Reply #35 on: October 09, 2019, 07:29:42 PM »
Oh my! That is just precious! (and just a little sick and weird, but I guess that is what makes it special.) You guys are something else. Doc, you are a little messed up. ;D ;D 8)
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Re: Ruler for leveling log??
« Reply #36 on: October 09, 2019, 09:24:49 PM »
Sometime I use this:


 


 



  But it only measures feet.
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« Reply #37 on: October 09, 2019, 10:10:32 PM »
What?
No metric feet?
Like, with ten toes per foot ?
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« Reply #38 on: October 09, 2019, 10:22:15 PM »
   Where are the PC police when you really need one? :D :D
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« Reply #39 on: October 10, 2019, 01:18:59 AM »
Reminds me of the Rarotonga scenic flight we took a few year back. We had booked out of our beach house, returned the rental scooter, checked our bags, had lunch in town and still had a few hours to fill. 

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