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: I think you are correct Bill. Unfortunately it is exactly that sort
: of attitude that has stalled the US adoption of the metric
: system. There are areas of US business where metric has taken
: hold, but they are in the minority. Given the costs of
: changeover certainly can't be justified right now, it will be
: interesting to see what happens when the US & the rest of
: the world's economies improve.

: Will business decide to invest in the change to help improve their
: ability to trade profitably world-wide or will the arrogant
: attitudes of the past continue ? Time will tell...

Hi Phil,

It's been gradually happening as the machine tools wear out, nothing lasts forever, they are changing over, makes little sense to upgrade to an old system. It's just happening a bit too slow for most people. Some industries for some reason are just slow to change.

People like me are probably to blame "what the heck am I going to do with the thousands of dollars of tools from the english system that I already own" mentality.

Bill H.

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