Sliderule sliderule@groups.io

A group for people interested in slide rules.  Any discussion about the topic is very welcome:  How to use them, history, producers, repair, search for spare parts, manuals, types, simulations and much more. 

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Originally a replacement for sliderule@yahoogroups.com which has existed for years and has had many good discussions on the topic.  Changes at Yahoo Groups however makes it difficult to continue there.  Craig Kielhofer did this work and was managing the yahoo group for many years, mostly by himself.  It is thanks to him that we are able to do what we do today, and thanks to him, we still have a large group of people sharing their knowledge and interest in slide rules, that for almost any practical purposes are no longer in use.  

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