But what if its a top-quality brand, made in America, Switzerland, or Japan? Though it might be performing with sufficient accuracy and precision, it probably isnt, and either way you wont know. Take, for only one example, a Compac test indicator I recently had on my bench and tried to calibratean absolutely pristine gage with an action as smooth as can be, made in Switzerland by the premier gage maker in the world. It was so grossly out of calibration as to be uselessand yet most sellers are listing indicators exactly like this and calling them perfect. This doesnt present a problem, of course, if youre unconcerned about the performance of your gages and you have a penchant for significant uncertaintyor are prepared to undertake the calibration yourself.But if you need to rely on the accuracy and precision of your gageswhich is the whole pointthen you must have confidence in them. This dial indicator is BETTER than a new one. I can make and guarantee this claim because every indicator I sell undergoes the following exhaustive process and is calibrated to the following standard. Comprehensive and meticulous cleaning and inspection. Total refurbishing, including with new parts, where necessary.
Precision tuning and calibration, for this indicator to a standard of twice the accuracy and precision of a factory-new dial indicator (see below for specs). This is why the indicators I sell are fundamentally different from the many uncalibrated used and new mystery indicators for sale here, none of which come with any guarantees and most of which, ludicrously, are asking higher priceseven when theyre antiques or covered in dirt and grime with cracked and yellowed crystals or are clearly broken! Sellers, you know who you are. No mysteries here; just the guarantee that this indicator will function like new, but to a standard twice as accurate and precise. 001 indicators this means accuracy of ±.002, respectively, and repeatability and hysteresis within. In contrast , I guarantee the gage to twice that accuracy and precision: within ±. 0005 for the first 2-1/2 revs and ±. 001 for the rest of the measuring range; and repeatability and hysteresis within ±. While a new dial indicator might be this accurate, it may not be, and it certainly isnt guaranteed. I currently have listed many indicators in a wide variety of brands, types, graduations, and measuring rangesplease check them out if interested.
If you have any questions about this indicator, other indicators, or indicators in general, dont hesitate to contact me. I have far more inventory than whats listed, including indicators from Starrett, Mitutoyo, Federal/Mahr Federal, Brown & Sharpe Bestest, Interapid, Compac, and much more.If you have a need for a certain indicator or multiple indicators, just let me know. You can also rely on me for any repair, replacement, and calibrations needs. Certain sellers have appeared who are stealing my item-listing copy and style word for wordat least one to the point of shamelessly copy-pasting everything exactly as you see it here, down to the typeface.
Gage was tested on a NIST-traceably calibrated gage tester that is graduated in 25 millionths. This provides the precision necessary for testing even tenths gages. Nowhere else will you find this kind of guaranteed quality at such a value. If youre interested in this fine Starrett, please consider the American-made Federal indicators also for sale.For some reason Federals get less respect here than Starretts. It's irrational, and a big mistake. Just because label-slaves (there is a better, but less decorous, version of this term) pay more for Starretts doesn't mean they're any better.
Like Starrett, Federal has a long history of making high-quality gages in America, which continues to this day. Dont underestimate themthey are, in every way, the equal (and in some cases the superior) of the American-made Starretts.I've seen and calibrated enough of them to know. Try one and see for yourself. 25-441 dial indicator with jeweled bearings, made in USA. Whether new or not, every indicator I sell it undergoes a thorough and meticulous process of cleaning, inspection, refurbishing (where necessary), and precision tuning and calibration, so that it is indicating to a standard twice as accurate and precise as a factory-new Starrett.
Plunge action is as youd expect from a perfect Starrett indicator: smooth, crisp, and responsive, with the lighter spring rate characteristic of this classic Starrett model. AGD Group 2 gauge, with 2 case diameter and 3/8 stem diameter. Features a continuous-reading dial to 100 (050100) with.
001 graduations and rev counter. 100 per rev for a measuring range of 01.Classic American-made Starrett indicator, here guaranteed to a standard twice as accurate and precise as a new one from Starrett. Dial: Continuous-reading to 100 (050100). An important note to buyers: cold temperatures can and will adversely affect the functioning of precision gages, including dial indicators. To be safe, please allow your indicator(s) to acclimatize fully to room/shop temperature before actuating plunger/lever. If you have any questions at all, dont hesitate to contact me.
Ive tried to take photos showing the item as a whole and in detail from every angle; but if youd like to see something in better detail or if Ive left out something that you want to see, just let me know. Are included only if shown and/or described in listing.
Please inform me if you do. The item "CALIBRTD Starrett 25-441 Jewld Dial Indicator 001 01 AGD2 BETTER ACCURACY NEW" is in sale since Monday, December 24, 2018.This item is in the category "Business & Industrial\CNC, Metalworking & Manufacturing\Metalworking Tools\Metalworking Inspection & Measurement\Indicators". The seller is "hugomac13" and is located in Baltimore, Maryland. This item can be shipped worldwide.001"