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Old 12-03-2023, 04:48 PM   #1322 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by freebeard View Post
The singular advantage of the metric system is you can convert by shifting the decimal point, so 0.44 meters.

A meter is ~1.1 yards so 0.44X39.6, which I can't do in my head so about/less than half of forty.
You mean trying to figure 17' 3" 1/16th minus 3' 10" 3/32nd in your head isn't the most efficient system in the world? I'd be surprised if a board were ever cut incorrectly due to our superior unit of measure.
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