dealscarrera precision 6" titanium digital lcd vernier…

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Only $1 cheaper than Amazon. Since you will most likely have tax from Sears and not Amazon it will be cheaper to go with Amazon.

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Moofy, the difference between a nice caliper such as this one and a cheap harbor freight one is the usability, doesn't bind up, lighter, it actually IS more accurate, etc etc. From being a formula car mechanic, I learned very quickly that you get what you pay for with tools.

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@Mrsmoofy - the one you linked is stainless steel, the one advertised is titanium, so not exactly the same thing

I went with amazon, no tax and with a prime account free expedited shipping

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@rickmoorect: Yes I know that but I don't see the point in getting a titanium one.

I have one of the cheap-o ones and have had it for a few years now. I've had no problems with it. I use it everyday for reloading ammo.

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Hmmm, it doesn't in fact use a vernier, nor is it a micrometer. I'd like to think anyone making a precision instrument would choose the name of it with more.... precision. All of which would lead me to suspect it may not in fact be all that precision of an instrument, LOL. (Although I've seen some tests on forums that seem to indicate there's very little difference in accuracy between brands no matter the cost, although feel/durability does vary.)

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Yeah the description for this is hilarious. A "Micrometer" and a "Caliper" in the industrial world are two completely different tools. And if you're using this to measure tolerance on something you're going to be PAID for...might want to read up on what makes a precision caliper "precision". For general purpose, knock yourself out but this won't hold up to anything that requires tight tolerances. On that note though...I don't know what general purpose application you'd need a caliper for...a ruler usually does the job haha. But trust me don't use this for work purposes...if you can afford to lose a bunch of $$ because you're off by a few hundreths, you can afford to spend $200 on one that's truly "precise".

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LOL I love engineers.... but seriously... its on Sears.com this is for a mechanic or plumber that needs something with jaws or teeth that (s)he can use for quickly use to ascertain an inner or outer diameter of something. Verniers and calipers are great...but a digital readout gives speed. The added bonus of it being durable and lightweight from titanium construction is a great bonus. I thank you @mtm2 for finding this deal, but I was a bit too late. It is now up to 58 dollars, which is still cheaper than the original 75 bucks...

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What makes anyone think that it's made out of titanium when the description clearly states stainless steel frame and only the head is titanium? Does anyone expect to be able to buy calipers made fully from titanium for $20? Not that being made from titanium would make them better in any way at this price point. These are merely better than plastic and very handy to have around the house, imho.

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Under what circumstances would someone in need of calipers (yes, they are calipers.... vernier calipers) to be perusing Woot in search of a set that they're going to use in a critical money-related situation?

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@rowjelio: vernier is the type of scale used to read the measurment. Calipers are available in Dial, Digital and Vernier read-outs

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@bowlingb: Also available from Amazon under more buying options for 50 cents more. If you have prime you will have free 2 day shipping as @rickmoorect mentioned. However, I don't see anywhere that mentions the delay in shipping.

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gonna have to agree, it's a Vernier Gauge. not a micrometer, not a caliper. anyone who knows precise measurement will know that right off the bat. second, a good one is around 80+. this is good for science experiments at home or other non-money critical applications