Spoken like a true professor, Grizz...
Took me a sec, but all my college math came back... Now if I had to figure that out, I would have had to write a differential equation... then my head would have exploded...
I use one of these..? Seems to work.
(hike your own trigonomic algebraic estimating equation methods of figuring out remaining grosgrain lengths)
Last edited by gargoyle; 12-03-2010 at 07:15.
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math can solve many problems but there seems to be a missing of the simple solutions at times and the formulas dont take into account some of the variables like tightness of the winding and other things like variable thickness of material.
All these linear methods are fine and dandy for the WW rolls. But try incorporating them when you are using a bulk spool of multiple wraps, or a cone shaped spool used for industrial purposes.
It's easy really...
Write down the stated amount of product on the reel or cone. Then subtract each unit from the total as you use it. That's how the pros do it.
Or... develop a good eye. You don't need to know how much is on the reel. You simply need to answer one question. To wit..."Is there enough?" If yes... then use it. If not or unknown.. buy some more. No need to get all mathlete.
I may be slow... But I sure am gimpy.
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