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Tooled Up (Warning: Contains Reminiscences And Trade Names)

When I embarked on the clock project about which I wrote in a previous article (“The Smallest Show On Earth,” March 2012), I did a lot of the early circuit prototyping myself, and in preparation for that, I had to go hunting for a set of tools that I’d not used in quite a while. It was a shock to discover that my toolbox, once the home of a fine collection of items devoted to the care and

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