cross hair wire

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Re: cross hair wire

Post by gunnersmate » Thu Apr 07, 2016 8:24 pm

OOPS, should have mentioned its usually listed under tungsten wire

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Re: cross hair wire

Post by hammermill » Sat Apr 09, 2016 6:50 am

thanks for the e bay hint under tungsten wire.

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Re: cross hair wire

Post by shovel80 » Thu Apr 14, 2016 9:40 pm

I've seen it for sale on the ASSRA Forum..two different sizes of tungsten wire.


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Re: cross hair wire

Post by wsippola » Fri Apr 15, 2016 6:31 pm

I've a manual for a K&E transit (I think that's the one) that mentions using a forked stick to wrap a couple lengths of spider silk while the spider is descending. The forked stick is then used to transfer the strand onto the crosshair mount, which is then shellacked in place.

May have been in an old surveying text book. I don't remember!

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