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Flex in LM Rebar question 881

Zombie Apprentice Posts: 13,135 Hidalgo, Castillo del Hook
Re: Flex in LM Rebar question
« Reply #30 on: October 12, 2018, 05:03:15 PM »
The example I handled, felt tinny . OK tool , but just didn’t fill me with the same confidence as a Surge , or Supertool .

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Re: Flex in LM Rebar question
« Reply #31 on: October 12, 2018, 05:55:10 PM »
Took some measurements with digital caliper of handle thickness

Rebar and PST are .040 inches or 1.06 mm thick
OG ST and ST300 are .047 in. 1.20 mm thick
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Re: Flex in LM Rebar question
« Reply #32 on: October 12, 2018, 06:12:29 PM »
Not a lot of difference but I bet it feels a lot stiffer  :tu:

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Re: Flex in LM Rebar question
« Reply #33 on: October 12, 2018, 09:38:32 PM »
Hmm yes, makes sense, moment of inertia proportional to cross-sectional area AND distance of portions of said area from neutral line or torque axis mumble mumble.... ;)

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