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A very simple trick, but also very usefull : a pocket calculator, intended to convert currencies, can be easilly tranformed to convert inches into millimeters and vice versa.
I take a standard pocket calculator, like this Casio HL-820VER I have purchased for less than 3 euros.
You need to change the conversion rate to 0,03937 and you obtain a calculator that translates inches into millimeteres and millimeters into inches.
On that model, to change the rate :
[C/AC] [C/AC] [%]Rate select (maintenu 3s) 0.03937 [%]Rate select
To display the rate :
[C/AC] [%]Rate select
To finish with, I have glued some little labels on the keys to avoid any confusion on the sens of the convertion. (glued and lacquered with CA glue).
To use it, very simple :
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