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RE: [Rollei] Obsolete skills (was Why the 6-element lens for 3.5Fs)

At least 4!

I started using a slide rule age 13 at school.  I hated using logarithms and
found it quite accurate enough for physics and chemistry.  I bought a
British-made Unique and eventually wore it out (it was made of plastic
covered wood) and replaced it with a Faber-Castell  which I continued to use
until whilst doing post-graduate research I acquired one of the first
electronic calculators in 1971.

I still have the slide rule but have not used it for 30 years.


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Subject: Re: [Rollei] Obsolete skills (was Why the 6-element lens for 3.5Fs)

In <000401c311be$274752f0$55440a0a@Gostenin>, on 05/03/03 
   at 05:41 PM, "Dan Kalish" <kaliushkin  > said:

>I was using a slide rule in the 6th grade.  I'm sure Jerry, since he
>also went to Bronx Science, mastered slide rules.

Are there more than three of us on this list?

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