So, they turned up today and aside from a few things out of place, it is a very good caliper, not a geniuine mitutoyo, but a good fake. Wreck, All your points are well taken and valid. Like any tool it is only as accurate as the skill it is used with. Was wondering whether they make any digital calipers in Japan? Not necessarily qualified at zero. Damn things are made in China. Years ago I was talking to my uncle that has been a machinist all his life. This is not meant to embarrass anyone or say your foolish.
I'll try to keep this list updated to help you out. I always used to get out a micrometer if I wanted a real accurate measure as my previous cheap calipers would not repeat that well, but my Mitutoyo calipers seem just as assurate as a micrometer so I don't bother any more. If items are paid for separately, they will not be eligible for the combined shipping discount. In a quick search I was not able to find much on specs for calipers that called out different for various methods of measurement. No repair parts were to be had, either. .
The fake feels much rougher and does not repeat reliably. It is still intact in spite of being used daily. I suspect that when digital calipers first incorporated the. The simple one seems more reliable since it has less things to go wrong. Unhappy with the battery life. In the meantime, we also sell products without logos and labels.
I catch the last part out of the chute, caliper the length, the minor diameter of the thread, and the hole depth. All products can be imprinted with your company name or brand name. Especially from china, if he did consider himself to have won the lottery. As for claiming the postage, life is just too short to start a High Court action over a couple quid postage from someone in China. Measure a ring with a known diameter of max 0. Competitive make batteries don't; so Duracell lost my business. This caliper is smooth and super accurate.
You cannot buy better than Mitutoyo. There is no battery with the caliper. I have included a close up of the battery compartment for my caliper. Just press the zero button when your measurement is stable. Accuracy for the 700 is only. But he didn't give up said it shouldn't do that.
You will be in budget and in tolerance. Obviously you can't easily check these points if you are buying mail order, so my advice would be to avoid 500-196-20 callipers being advertised by Chinese suppliers, not least because of the hassle involved in returning counterfeit items and getting a refund. So my question here, would be, do we have any specific clue from the pictures or the description that this is not an original mitutoyo product? I send an email to the company to ask if they can identify this product as a genuine mitutoyo product but didn't receive any reply. I try to avoid using Paypal whenever possible and use my cards so I stay in control of my money. Notable is that the knurled slide lock knob can be completely removed on the fake but not on the real deal.
Warranty Please note that we are not an authorized dealer for any of the products we list on eBay. Next step is to contact Mitutoyo I guess. Throw as many darts as needed to get the required number of digits. Then I bought a new set of calipers. It is from the 80s and was my Fathers.
Tony That's as maybe, but who is going to enforce these regulations on a vendor in China? It is a pretty good fake, the only thing that prevents me from keeping it is the play in the jaws as shown in the video. Manual says to use a pen to push the button. I use the less expensive ones for most work and the good ones when I need better accuracy. The new one is made in south america Brazil, i think and it is not as smooth. Now, after searching more, i came out quite some people making youtube video's and posts declaring of being cheated by internet dealers who sold them supposed mitutoyo calipers and after even paying quite much more money for the products than the one in the aforementioned ad, they realized they didn't receive the original one. You should use the next larger calipers in these cases. Do you want to contact the Model Engineer and Model Engineers' Workshop team? Recently got some TriggerShim endshake shims for my Dan Wesson in.