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Canada converted to metric (mostly) quite a while ago, and it's a great system - very logical and easy to do conversions. The VOLKSKAYAK offsets are metric, and I find them very simple to use - much easier than inches, 1/4, 1/8, 1/16, etc. I now think of mileage, temperature, volume and the like in metric...but...

Don't make the same mistake that we've made up north - If you're gonna go metric, go metric! The troglodytes up here managed to partially stall full conversion so they wouldn't have to fire up their second brain cell to learn something new, so building materials and some other things are still sold in Imperial (but often manufactured to metric specs) - and supermarkets are selling items using various botched blends of both systems. The result is a lot more confusion than if Canada had just had to guts to say "Look, it's metric, period - so get over it....

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I can't read any more metric conv. posts...
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