WHAT CAN BE DONE WITH A SUNBEAM

A. E. Dolbear
1901 School Science and Mathematics  
141 are strong', durable, sensitive to one centigram, and equal in utility to the factory-made balances listed at much higher prices. By actual test they compare without discredit, at least while new, with certain balances which were listed at $7, $8 and $16 each. The same workman could, if desired, make compasses, dividers, simple calipers, pendulums, models of pulleys, ring and ball apparatus, siren disc, and many other similar instruments, even a whirling table, screw press, hydraulic press,
more » ... s, hydraulic press, and model of steamengine all at reasonable prices. Of course, this policy may be carried too far; most electrical apparatus, sets of metric weights, etc., are best purchased from a dealer. Several arguments may be urged in favor of this policy.
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