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Description: A low cost version of a precision tool. A six inch model with a thumb wheel is recommended. Battery-powered digital read outs are not required or recommended.
Purpose: To measure parts to within 0.001 inch, usually to inspect or verify dimensions.
: Various sources, online or local. At www.harborfreight.com
, see item number 66541. Other options are at home depot, or a search for “dial caliper” at Amazon.
Approximate Cost: $20 and up.