Book Review

Machinists' Ready Reference
9 th. edition by C. Weingartner
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The book is 300 pages and has a lot of good information in it.
Section 1 : Mathematical Information
Section 2: Drills
Section 3 : Tapers
Section 4 : Screws, Threads, Fasteners
Section 5: Milling, Shaping, Turning
Section 6 : Gears
Section 7: Weights, Gages, Tolerances
Section 8: Tool Steels
Section 9: Metric
Section 10: Reading Shop Prints
Section 11: Supplementary Info.
All in all this is just the right book for someone who is just starting out
or is good for the old timer as well. It gives all kinds of formulas in an
easy to read format. It goes for around 20-30 bucks but is a good deal. It
is advertised in the HSM as well as Machinist Workshop.
I am not getting paid for this endorsement just want to help others.
Al Kimmel
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