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Old 06-20-2006, 12:36 PM   #1
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knowing the needle size
if i dont know the needle size do i need the gauge meter(I think thats what its called , a ruler with holes of different sizes in it) or can i measure it with out having to poke it thru the holes
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Old 06-20-2006, 12:52 PM   #2
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It's best to have the thing that measures, but in a pinch you can poke a hole in a piece of stiff paper and maybe compare that to a needle you know the size of?

I just realized that I don't know if needles are measured by diameter or circumference. :thinking: If it's diameter, you can measure the hole.
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Old 06-20-2006, 01:00 PM   #3
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yah ....get one of the measure-y thingies. they are super cheap and i use mine ALL the time! good investment!
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