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Magnifying reading glasses at Harbor Freight

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  • Member since
    April 2003
  • From: Hayward, CA
Magnifying reading glasses at Harbor Freight
Posted by MikeV on Monday, September 20, 2004 7:26 AM
I bought some of these 1.5x reading glasses from Harbor Freight on Saturday to try out instead of the goggle-type magnifiers that I usually use, and I must say I am impressed with the quality of the optics of these glasses.
You would think that for $2.99 they would be horrible optically, but they are as good as any non-prescription reading glasses I have tried.
Check them out if you are looking for a pair.
http://www.harborfreight.com/cpi/ctaf/Displayitem.taf?itemnumber=46896
They also have them in 2.0x and 2.5x on the website, but they only had this particular style in 1.5x at the store here. They also had some folding ones that I bought for $4.99 that look about the same except they are 2.5x.
I bought those for when you need to see those little tiny parts better. Wink [;)]

Mike

Wisdom is the right use of knowledge. To know is not to be wise. Many men know a great deal, and are all the greater fools for it. There is no fool so great a fool as a knowing fool. But to know how to use knowledge is to have wisdom. " Charles Spurgeon
  • Member since
    February 2003
  • From: A Spartan in the Wolverine State
Posted by rjkplasticmod on Monday, September 20, 2004 11:07 AM
As time goes by, those little tiny hard to see parts keep getting bigger & bigger & bigger. Sigh Sad [:(].

Regards, Rick
RICK At My Age, I've Seen It All, Done It All, But I Don't Remember It All...
  • Member since
    April 2004
  • From: sunny imperial beach
Posted by yw18mc on Monday, September 20, 2004 2:06 PM
you'd be surprised at how many pairs of dimestore reading glasses I've got rat holed just for doing small piece/part assembly. They work great for me. Good tip Mike. semper fi, mike
mike
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