General Tools - 6" Carbon Fiber Digital Fractional Caliper, Model 146
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This lightweight 6” Carbon Fiber Digital Fractional Caliper features non-marring construction and a tri-Mode digital display – inches, millimeters, and fractions -- for making inside, outside, depth and step measurements.
- Range 0-6" (0-150mm)
- Resolution 0.0005” (0.01mm or 1/64")
- Accuracy 0.001” (+/- 0.02mm)
- Auto off feature preserves battery life.
- Bar scale is graduated in inches and millimeters.
- Free-wheeling friction roller advances and retracts slide.
- Extendable depth gage for use in slots and small holes.
- Replacement Battery - LR44.
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Mine was OK
The two very negative reviews (as of this writing) are interesting, and I always look at negative reviews as being more reliable than the 5 star positive ones. Mine was OK out of the box. I have not put a micrometer on it, but it reliably and accurately measures my drill bits in fractions of inches. So it is accurate enough for a woodworker. I would have rated it higher if it wasn't made of plastic. I keep it in the shop in its box, choosing to use a mechanical caliper in the field. I am not sure about the durability bouncing around in my tool kit. Of course, my mechanical ones are off by 1/64th to 1/32 inch.
I received this product as a Christmas gift. I recently attempted to use it and noticed the measurments appeared inaccurate. The method of measurement ( fractions, mm, inches ) would not stay consistant. I turned it off and returned to it today. The mode would not change. It was stuck on inches. Once I removed the battery and replaced it, the mode went to MM. Again it would not change back to inches. I know this was not the most expensive unit, but I expected better performance than this.
This is the first product I have ever been disappointed with from Woodcraft. Arrived with a dead battery. Put in a new one. it is inaacurrate, when measuring it also keep changing the numbers. it defaults to zero radomly while measuring item. Returning the item and getting a WIXLEY digital caliper.