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    It's all in the initial discussion. Explain...

    It's all in the initial discussion.

    Explain that they are going for a budget lens who's design they may or may not adjust too. If you are using Comforts and Physio's in straight forward rx's tell...
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    Wow! I haven't goggled the name but just his...

    Wow! I haven't goggled the name but just his sites and shop and thought it might be covid related. Obviously not!
    That answers that.
    What a shame for someone I admired as I thought his work was...
  3. Optronics 4/T tracer slipping...any suggestions???

    Have an older 4/T Optronics tracer we've reliably used for years that suddenly doesn't want to trace without the stylus slipping from the bezel.

    Any one know what's wrong and how to fix it?
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    I fear the worst for Ian Jordan who I can no...

    I fear the worst for Ian Jordan who I can no longer locate. I hope he is well and no longer posting due to an ongoing legal battle with the opticians UK Guild. His shop in Ayr Scotland is no longer...
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    You may want to have a moderator move this to the...

    You may want to have a moderator move this to the General Discussion forum.

    This is the first I've heard of them.

    A search found this site (which I LOVE as you must opt in to accept cookies!):...
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    Put some pictures here after you get a cheap OB...

    Put some pictures here after you get a cheap OB subscription:

    https://www.optiboard.com/forums/forumdisplay.php/12-Optical-Marketplace
  7. Thread: Cheaters

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    Dollar Store and I'm only half kidding. Great...

    Dollar Store and I'm only half kidding.

    Great for parts!

    What do you sell them for? I had a collection for many years made from carbon graphite that I sold for $20 usually for over CL wear.
    ...
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    Hijack alert! "I don't mind transposing RXs,...

    Hijack alert!

    "I don't mind transposing RXs, but as someone who works for an MD who prescribes in plus cyl, we have issues when our patients take their scripts elsewhere to be filled."

    Was...
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    Those shutters are looking more and more...

    Those shutters are looking more and more effective and cheaper as time goes on.
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    I can recall seeing an axis that specified out to...

    I can recall seeing an axis that specified out to a .5 once where the rx was +0.12 -0.12 x 25.5 O.U. so I think the prescriber was telling me someone wanted prescription glasses that really didn't...
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    Good question! Downtown Boston is hardly...

    Good question! Downtown Boston is hardly recognizable from 40 years ago but the Little Buildings full of college kids and the vestibule is still there so I wouldn't be surprised if it's still a...
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    Security shutters is my first thought. Worked...

    Security shutters is my first thought.

    Worked a stones throw from the infamous Boston Combat Zone in the early eighties and raised and lowered the grate every day. The down and out still peed...
  13. Welcome to OptiBoard! Read Sharpsticks posts...

    Welcome to OptiBoard!

    Read Sharpsticks posts from this older thread that discusses progressive surface differences from the "Hall of Fame":
    ...
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    Yes he has commented some time ago in fact. Must...

    Yes he has commented some time ago in fact.
    Must you always troll?

    "Even nearly six months into the coronavirus pandemic, scientists and medical experts are still uncovering more information...
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    Thanks Mauro! A great explanation. I deal with...

    Thanks Mauro! A great explanation. I deal with many engineers and can usually hold my own but will admit that some of the even simple mathematics for an engineer does not come easily to me and is why...
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    Found the article so I quote: "An AR coat is...

    Found the article so I quote:

    "An AR coat is less than a 1/4 wave length of light thick and is measured in angstroms because it is so thin. An angstrom unit is one tenth of a billionth of a meter....
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    How thick is an AR coat...and more

    Let's beat this AR dead horse some more because hey- why not!

    I recently took an online CE from Jobson "Everything Old is New Again- Lens Treatments".

    I can't locate the paper copy I made of...
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    Where's the cutoff? By far +2.50 is the most...

    Where's the cutoff? By far +2.50 is the most common and final add most Doc's rx's give me.

    I assume it applies in proportion to how much of a fit height, frame thickness and B frame dimension we...
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    Do labs prism thin minus routinely or only if...

    Do labs prism thin minus routinely or only if requested?

    I can't recall seeing an invoice that prism thinned a minus but again I am not until now looking for it.
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    While minus powers can produce vertical imbalance...

    While minus powers can produce vertical imbalance there is no need for prism thinning that I am aware of.

    Plus powers only and I believe from past posts of others the rule of thumb is about 2/3 of...
  21. Send a pm to MakeOptics and see if they respond.

    Send a pm to MakeOptics and see if they respond.
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    Just be sure you're using glasses with 100% UV...

    Just be sure you're using glasses with 100% UV filters when you're around the machine and it's on. :tongue: :smile:
  23. Looks like it's going to be just expanded...

    Looks like it's going to be just expanded Medicare coverage for hearing only.

    https://tinyurl.com/3dz9ets7
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    Wiping them down with diluted simple green. ...

    Wiping them down with diluted simple green.

    The virus transmits through the air and survives a minute or two at most away from a host outside controlled laboratory conditions.

    Extra precautions...
  25. A market to turn them into cash will also appear....

    A market to turn them into cash will also appear. I'd speculate especially in unlicensed states.

    Hmmm....Maybe only redeemable from MD's and OD's and chains?

    Eye Med and VSP providers only with...
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