Price List and Catalogue of Hardy's Celebrated Sporting Specialities

Price List and Catalogue of Hardy's Celebrated Sporting Specialities

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1889 edition. Excerpt: ...and cane built, in alternate strips., 6. Greenheart built., 7. Hickory built., 8. Greenheart, solid (round.), 9. Lancewood,, Throughout this report these specimens will always be referred to by the number against each in the above list. The samples are uniformly 24 inches in length, and 16 of an inch in length of side of component triangular parts. The round ones are the same length and.32 of an inch in diameter, so that they are the exact size of the greater diameter of the hexagonal pieces. Each length was unlapped and unvarnished, so that in every case the strength of a finished sample would be in excess of that indicated in the tabulated statement accompanying this. See results from No. o. DESCRIPTION OF TESTS. The first test to which the samples were submitted was that of deflection under a live load, that is to say, a weight of one pound was attached to each rod in such a manner as to be capable of falling a distance of 12 inches. At a distance of eighteen inches from the end a mark was made, which mark corresponded with another on the holder, which was made of two pieces of hard wood with recesses to just take each rod, and then holder and rod securely clamped to a heavy and substantial frame top in such a manner as to allow the rod and attached weight to project from the top for a distance of 18 inches. This may be better understood by referring to Fig 1, where A B is the rod under test, D E is the holder, C the heavy supporting frame, F and H the clamps, and P the weight. Another frame was erected sideways at the end of the rod, in such a way as to allow a drawing board of sufficient dimensions to move easily along on hard steel balls in order to reduce friction. At the extremity, A, of the rod a small pencil was inserted, and by...show more

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  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 172g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236550749
  • 9781236550743