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Help! => Specific Engine Help => Topic started by: fcheslop on October 21, 2012, 08:35:08 PM

Title: Thimble sizes
Post by: fcheslop on October 21, 2012, 08:35:08 PM
I know its a bit of a long shot and a strange request .If possible can any one supply the dimension for I think an American sewing thimble the size is a number 11 its for a future project :Lol:
Many thanks.
frazer
Title: Re: Thimble sizes
Post by: Arbalest on October 21, 2012, 09:32:45 PM
This any help?

http://www.thimbles2fit.com/sizing.html
Title: Re: Thimble sizes
Post by: fcheslop on October 22, 2012, 08:12:58 PM
Thanks for the link.Still looking gave up when I started reading about ladies corsetts :o :facepalm:but getting there
many thanks
frazer
Title: Re: Thimble sizes
Post by: mklotz on October 22, 2012, 09:26:54 PM
Your Google fu is very weak.

Search on "thimble sizes" and the second URL returned is;

http://prqc.com/thimble_sizing.htm

which indicates that a size 11 measures 2.25" at the base.  Unless they make thimbles for gorillas, that must be a circumference so divide by pi to get the diameter.

Title: Re: Thimble sizes
Post by: fcheslop on October 22, 2012, 10:42:27 PM
Thanks Marv,Its not the google fu thats weak its my brain cells
 :embarassed: