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    Short answer. Many labs are switching to an...

    Short answer.
    Many labs are switching to an STP process to reduce labor costs. Much easier to automate = less staff. No one needed to pull laps, switch pads, clean and restock laps. One person...
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    SV slabs are rare. Typically for sports, think...

    SV slabs are rare. Typically for sports, think cyclists, or therapeutics.
    The prescriber, IMO, is relying on your expertise, as he/she isn’t.
    Slab value for SV is dependent not only on RX,...
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    Two words. Asian fit.

    Two words. Asian fit.
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    Possibly a 69 NPD would have worked,...

    Possibly a 69 NPD would have worked, though.......in a 80mm blank
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    Challenging is one thing. I like challenges. ...

    Challenging is one thing. I like challenges.
    Impossible is another. The RD22 was only available to us in a 65mm blank.
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    100% agreed

    100% agreed
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    This was an ABOC, WITH a lab background. Quote...

    This was an ABOC, WITH a lab background. Quote from the ABOC, “patient refuses anything smaller”. Might I add that NPD was 29.5?

    I provide training, have our reps provide training (frame and...
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    Measure twice, order once

    +9.75 RD22 in a 66ED frame. Don’t blame the lab if they reject the order.
    Call the lab first to check blank size and availability.
    And…..you originally sold this in a PAL with a +3.75 add...
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    I have to ask. Are you using a full spectrum...

    I have to ask. Are you using a full spectrum modified DSLR?
    Most astrophotographers seem to be doing this now.
    Great image, BTW.
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    We are going through something similar, except...

    We are going through something similar, except it's 11^ BO OU. This is outside of our bread and butter, so we outsourced them. We got rid of our toric surfacing line, and are now a STP/FF platfrom....
  11. 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.
  12. Thread: Crizal Rock

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    :bounce: love typos!

    :bounce:
    love typos!
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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...
  15. 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...
  17. 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...
  22. Mixed astigmatism, not a true hyperope, +225 add

    Mixed astigmatism, not a true hyperope, +225 add
  23. 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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