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    Re: Calculator. Was: Re: how are the tables for declination
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2005 Feb 13, 17:40 -0500

    My philosophy of packing is different:-)
    (Maybe because I fly much).
    I always try to save every ounce.
    And every cubic inch.
    My calculator fits indeed in the standard pocket.
    It is smaller than my check book:-)
    On Sun, 13 Feb 2005, Bill wrote:
    > > If TI-30Xa is what you showed me,
    > > then Casio has one advantage: it really fits
    > > in an average shirt pocket:-)
    > Alex
    > LOL.  After packing for bare boating I have not only clothing, but foul
    > weather gear, charts, GPS, knives, a compass or two, safety gear, a sleeping
    > bag and pillow, towels and wash cloth, toiletries, and of course a cooler
    > and hip flask of 151 rum.  Now I add a sextant and scopes, forms for
    > reduction and plotting, almanac and backup HO229 tables.  Whether the
    > calculator pokes out the top of my shirt pocket is not of great concern to
    > me or my mule. 
    > As a sidebar, the original Sony Walkman shown in a shirt pocket in
    > advertising did NOT fit in a standard shirt pocket.  The shirt was custom
    > made with an oversize pocket so the unit would fit in.  Maybe that's the
    > answer, custom shirts ;-)
    > Bill

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