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(Farktography) Farktography Theme of Farktography Contest No. 215: "Give 'em an Inch". Details and rules in first post. LGT next week's theme   ( divider line
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2009-06-17 8:00:25 PM  
Welcome to Farktography!

This Week's Theme: "Give 'em an Inch"
: Photograph instruments of measurement.

We ask that before submitting your photos you read and adhere to the following submission rules, including but not limited to the following:

- Submissions must be photographs; screen captures do not count as photographs.
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- Please post each photo separately so they can be voted for individually.

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2009-06-17 8:00:39 PM  
speedpicks.comView Full Size

2009-06-17 8:00:41 PM Full Size
Surveying tripod with data collector

2009-06-17 8:00:41 PM Full Size

1/1 If you're going to measure something, you'd better have something worth measuring.

Click here (pops) to view bigass version or click the picture to go to my Flickr page!

2009-06-17 8:00:46 PM  
gwennick.comView Full Size

Rolling over

2009-06-17 8:00:52 PM  
"Measuring Time" Full Size
2009-06-17 8:00:59 PM  
Overachiever tomato plant measurement 1: Not in its height; it's less than 11 inches tall Full Size


2009-06-17 8:01:09 PM Full Size

Measuring cups

2009-06-17 8:01:12 PM  
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2009-06-17 8:01:18 PM  
speedpicks.comView Full Size

2009-06-17 8:01:20 PM Full Size
Total station electronic theodolite

2009-06-17 8:01:35 PM  
"In Tune" Full Size

Or close enough, anyway.
2009-06-17 8:01:35 PM  
gwennick.comView Full Size

I'm late, I'm late!

2009-06-17 8:01:37 PM Full Size

1 of 3: Tri-scales and digital caliper.
2009-06-17 8:01:39 PM  
Overachiever tomato plant measurement 2: getting adequate moisture Full Size


2009-06-17 8:01:48 PM  
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2009-06-17 8:01:58 PM  
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2009-06-17 8:02:11 PM Full Size
ipod playlist - instrument for measuring hipness. This one has the Cure, M. Ward and Keith Whitley - make of that what you will...

2009-06-17 8:02:15 PM Full Size

Ruler teepee

2009-06-17 8:02:23 PM Full Size

2 of 3: A triplet of tri-scales.
2009-06-17 8:02:26 PM  
gwennick.comView Full Size

World time?

2009-06-17 8:02:31 PM Full Size

1/1 A level. It, uh, measures how level things are. Hence the name 'level'.

2009-06-17 8:02:36 PM Full Size

Catalytic Converters get HOT!!
2009-06-17 8:02:38 PM Full Size

Thomson Ammeter
Clock Tower Place, Maynard MA

2009-06-17 8:02:39 PM  

Overachiever tomato plant measurement 3: 4 oz tomato in June?! Full Size

(juicy red bigness^)

2009-06-17 8:02:48 PM  
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2009-06-17 8:02:56 PM  
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Measuring the Air Pressure!

2009-06-17 8:03:03 PM  
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2009-06-17 8:03:12 PM Full Size

Free tape measures from Freedom Furniture :D

2009-06-17 8:03:32 PM Full Size

3 of 3: Single tri-scale.
2009-06-17 8:03:34 PM Full Size

More Ammeters
Clock Tower Place, Maynard MA

2009-06-17 8:03:34 PM  
2009-06-17 8:04:03 PM  
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The Guy Ruler

Something about six inches long magically measures a solid eight.
(Look at the numerals again.)

2009-06-17 8:04:24 PM Full Size

My trusty old micrometer. Still accurate after all the years and abuse.
2009-06-17 8:04:39 PM Full Size

Frequency Meter
Clock Tower Place, Maynard MA

2009-06-17 8:05:02 PM  
Dang it, been a while, please delete first or whatever.

Taken in July
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2009-06-17 8:05:03 PM  
2009-06-17 8:05:18 PM  
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my entry in the caliper fest.

2009-06-17 8:05:44 PM  
photos.imageevent.comView Full Size

Numbers may be worn, but it's still giving the daily temperature!

2009-06-17 8:05:48 PM  
2009-06-17 8:06:15 PM  
Taken today.

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2009-06-17 8:06:52 PM Full Size

Measuring Caster.
2009-06-17 8:08:51 PM  
davesweblife.comView Full Size

truly a multi meter it does temperature also. note where the selector is pointing. that's 90F on my front porch at 4:00PM this afternoon.

2009-06-17 8:09:45 PM  
photos.imageevent.comView Full Size

One ounce of pipe tobacco, please!

2009-06-17 8:09:51 PM  
photos.imageevent.comView Full Size

15 Translucent Rulers

2 sec exposure, f/22, hand held light moving behind

2009-06-17 8:13:31 PM  
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Miter saw, used very recently, hence the sawdust
2009-06-17 8:16:25 PM  
2009-06-17 8:20:38 PM  
"Measuring Up" Full Size

/someone had to balance the wangs
2009-06-17 8:21:29 PM  
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2009-06-17 8:30:47 PM  
guesthouse.caView Full Size

The only measure that matters: 1 UK Pint = 20 fl. oz. = 568ml = win. Bigger.

Damnit, Elsinore has it wrapped up already.
2009-06-17 8:38:01 PM  
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2009-06-17 8:41:01 PM  
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2009-06-17 8:42:01 PM  
staplermofo.comView Full Size

It's not uncommon for people in this area to stop by at their neighbor's for a cup of staples.
(inside joke)
2009-06-17 8:47:41 PM  
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2009-06-17 8:49:18 PM  
pbase.comView Full Size

an old typewriter
2009-06-17 8:53:01 PM  
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2009-06-17 8:57:57 PM  

farkt.ogra.phView Full Size

The Temperature is off the Scale

/So is the thermometer
2009-06-17 8:58:55 PM  

farkt.ogra.phView Full Size

Measuring 2 Dimensions

/Time and a length dimension
2009-06-17 8:59:44 PM  

Bike Pump
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/The shadow is from a bike pump
2009-06-17 9:17:40 PM  
Sundial, taken 5-16-09, Brooklyn Botanical Gardens

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2009-06-17 9:18:06 PM Full Size

Link to flickr (new window)
2009-06-17 9:21:04 PM  
pbase.comView Full Size

fortunately, this wasn't a rectal thermometer
2009-06-17 9:22:12 PM Full Size

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2009-06-17 9:32:53 PM  
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Steam pressure measurement thingies on the original Tower Bridge lift assembly

2009-06-17 9:37:36 PM  
homepage.mac.comView Full Size

Main steam engine driveshaft assembly, Tower Bridge, London

Now with VE.. Modmins, kindly please delete my previous entry.. Thanks!
2009-06-17 9:39:11 PM  
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Tower Bridge main control console, London.

2009-06-17 9:45:11 PM  
I call this one "Mouthful".

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Because nine inches.
2009-06-17 9:57:37 PM  
Under Pressure Full Size
(pops bigger)

2009-06-17 9:59:41 PM  
Can't Drive 55 Full Size
(pops bigger)

Well, not in the parking lot anyway.
2009-06-17 10:44:53 PM  
i98.photobucket.comView Full Size

Aiming for a pound of flesh
2009-06-17 10:50:18 PM  
Buttons, Knobs and Dials
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Click the image for a bigger version in a new window.
2009-06-17 10:53:46 PM  
Sips of Wine
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Click them image for a bigger version in a new window.
2009-06-17 10:59:30 PM  
cnamejj.smugmug.comView Full Size

Click the image for a huge version in a new window.
2009-06-17 11:32:12 PM  
i98.photobucket.comView Full Size
2009-06-18 12:06:09 AM  
1/3 Full Size

click here for huge (new window)
2009-06-18 12:07:11 AM Full Size

Light Meter

Bigger- Link (new window)
2009-06-18 12:07:45 AM  
2/3 Full Size

click for huge .(new window)/
2009-06-18 12:09:57 AM  
3/3 Full Size

time keeps on tickin tickin tickin.
cick for reeeally big .(new window)
2009-06-18 12:23:09 AM Full Size

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2009-06-18 12:36:12 AM  
2009-06-18 12:53:46 AM Full Size

Pops to Flickr

2009-06-18 12:55:40 AM Full Size

.1337 inches
Pops to flickr

2009-06-18 1:00:10 AM  
Tools of the trade...1 of 3 Full Size

Bigger (new window)
2009-06-18 1:02:51 AM  
I'm just slightly off center...2of 3 Full Size

Bigger (new window)
2009-06-18 1:04:46 AM  
If only it were REALLY 72 degrees here...3 of 3 Full Size

Bigger (new window)
2009-06-18 1:30:25 AM  
viscerallogic.comView Full Size

How many instruments would you like?

Piper Archer III
2009-06-18 2:10:19 AM Full Size


Might get 3 but Ill have to head out with my camera today :)
2009-06-18 2:15:03 AM Full Size

2/2 Both pop to a bigger version.
2009-06-18 2:41:04 AM  
There are a lot of these around.

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2009-06-18 3:14:40 AM  
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My power meter on the back of my house
2009-06-18 3:16:49 AM  
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Great grandpa worked hand-in-hand with Henry Ford. One of his old caliper's.
2009-06-18 4:23:10 AM  
fritriac.deView Full Size

1/1 - Gauge at the sluice
Wetzlar-Naunheim, Germany

2009-06-18 7:36:31 AM Full Size

Bio-rad FTS6000 Fourier Transform InfraRed spectrometer, with "Preying Mantis" Diffuse Reflectance Spectroscopy accessory and custom-made microwave heated controlled atmosphere reaction cell.
With bonus "gasman" carbon monoxide detector top left.
2009-06-18 7:39:19 AM Full Size

FTS-6000 insides.
2009-06-18 6:18:50 PM  
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no low flow for momo
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