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  1. Thread: New edger

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    Some heavy duty pantyhose to filter the rest of...

    Some heavy duty pantyhose to filter the rest of the particles is a must. I mean the reinforced, support style of pantyhose to attach at the end of the drain hose.
  2. Thread: Crizal Rock

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    :bounce: love typos!

    :bounce:
    love typos!
  3. Thread: Crizal Rock

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    Caveat-I’m no expert SiO2 is basically glass. ...

    Caveat-I’m no expert
    SiO2 is basically glass. We all know glass is more scratch resistant than plastic and acrylic.
    Low index SiO2 is more scratch resistant than hi index SiO2. Pete verified...
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    Speaking of spin. Ess/SatisLoh has a mithral...

    Speaking of spin. Ess/SatisLoh has a mithral spin coating that is great, but not tintable. Many AR ready spin coats are also not, or are poorly, tintable. Small labs will struggle with this, as...
  5. Thread: Crizal Rock

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    +1 A premium hydro/oleo coating is a must. The...

    +1
    A premium hydro/oleo coating is a must. The rest is pure marketing mumbo jumbo. Anti-static/anti-particulate/anti-fog/whatever layer wears off within a few months due to aggressive cleaning,...
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    SatisLoh job trays for sale

    PM me if you are interested. Weco block insert, automation ready. 2-1/2 years young, but will need some cleaning. I will need to count how many I have, as I have replaced these with Precision Tool...
  7. PM me. I have one.

    PM me. I have one.
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    I use both. And 7EXs. And an MEI. Each have...

    I use both. And 7EXs. And an MEI. Each have pros and cons.
    Instead of the the 1200, have you considered the Lexce? Great bang for the buck. Drills, steps, basic, great accuracy.
    The...
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    I’m sorry dima, but I cannot tell by the photo.

    I’m sorry dima, but I cannot tell by the photo.
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    Why 167? Pt has successfully worn CR39 for...

    Why 167?
    Pt has successfully worn CR39 for years.
    Reverse slabs are only available in cr39.
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    Please realize that lcd screens are not polarized...

    Please realize that lcd screens are not polarized the same. Some are @45, some @135, some @90.
    The best tool is a Plano polarized marked at 90, or a tool from Younger, kBCo, or any polarized lens...
  12. Mixed astigmatism, not a true hyperope, +225 add

    Mixed astigmatism, not a true hyperope, +225 add
  13. I like the Zeiss ID2I, now Smartlife, for...

    I like the Zeiss ID2I, now Smartlife, for everyday wear. However, I love the IOT H45 Ultimate.
    I am still on the fence with the Camber. Perhaps it’s my RX? I don’t see any better @ near with...
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    If you need temp 1.4/3mm parts, Modern may fit...

    If you need temp 1.4/3mm parts, Modern may fit your needs. Not my fav, but per your needs, they may fit the bill.
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    To piggyback. Today’s reality with online frame...

    To piggyback. Today’s reality with online frame sales and pricing, it is difficult to just say no to the variety of POFs coming in. Even with “at your own risk” disclaimers, the squeaky wheel will...
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    Would you consider the Briot Evolution system? ...

    Would you consider the Briot Evolution system? Otherwise, Santinelli.
    You will need to understand that in today's optical marketplace, resale in three years will be at a major loss. Plan on a 5...
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    Sounds like mid/near is the most used part of...

    Sounds like mid/near is the most used part of lens indoors. I would suggest Office Readers, or similar as a third pair occupational.
    As for general use indoor and outdoor, sticking with the same...
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    Important: They have State. A well made line, but not cheap.

    They have State. A well made line, but not cheap.
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    Many labs are not forthcoming about their WIP. ...

    Many labs are not forthcoming about their WIP. Thankfully, we are a closed system and our LMS talks to our POS. Updates are sent every 5 minutes, so our opticians can see the updates.
    I used to...
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    We use the flattest front curve possible for...

    We use the flattest front curve possible for better frame fit, as long as the total back curve remains concave, but we will not force a -4 onto a 4BC. Besides, IOT will spit out an error ticket once...
  21. Engineers are my favorite! No, I’m not joking. ...

    Engineers are my favorite! No, I’m not joking. I have an engineering background, so I can relate.

    This paternalistic “optician” is basically a dumba$$. What’s so wrong with, “Great question....
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    @dima, You may need to enable the Z on both the...

    @dima, You may need to enable the Z on both the edgers and the tracer. 7EX needs to be enabled. Santinelli will receive data that the tracer sends w/o extra steps.
    This will help the edgers with...
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    My experience is no. Z is disabled by default,...

    My experience is no. Z is disabled by default, at least on the LT1200 and the Dimensions tracers.
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    Oh, c'mon Marchon isn't all that bad???? Just...

    Oh, c'mon Marchon isn't all that bad???? Just say Oakley....if ya know what I mean?
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    Why stop at 12oz? I love a good pint, or even a...

    Why stop at 12oz? I love a good pint, or even a yard.....
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