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Old 03-13-2019, 6:59pm   #21
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I often make use of hypotenuse while squaring construction. I don't know what the hell it is but I use it somehow.
I use it to double check hole locations when machining odd shaped items

So if "a" is 4 and "b" is 3, then "c" is 5.

(a) 4 x 4 =16
(b) 3 x 3 =9
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25

The square root of 25 is 5

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To show how it works for hole locations, if it's a 1/2" hole where "a" and "c" insect and also where "b" and "c" insect, then I would subtract each hole radii ( since they are the same size this time, then subtract the hole diameter ) and I should measure exactly 4.500 ( 4-1/2" ) in the inside edges of the hole.


and if I screwed up, send it to the welder so I can try again
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I use it to double check hole locations when machining odd shaped items

So if "a" is 4 and "b" is 3, then "c" is 5.

(a) 4 x 4 =16
(b) 3 x 3 =9
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25

The square root of 25 is 5

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

To show how it works for hole locations, if it's a 1/2" hole where "a" and "c" insect and also where "b" and "c" insect, then I would subtract each hole radii ( since they are the same size this time, then subtract the hole diameter ) and I should measure exactly 4.500 ( 4-1/2" ) in the inside edges of the hole.


and if I screwed up, send it to the welder so I can try again
Alrighty then!
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Old 03-17-2019, 10:08am   #23
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I remember the square root of 69 = ate something!
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Old 03-17-2019, 2:01pm   #24
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I know watt a slipstick is, butt dunno nuttin about a rong triangle....


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