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    Alvin Drafting 10" Professional Parallel Glider

    Model Number: 295

    An easy-to-use instrument that combines the functions of a parallel straightedge, triangle, protractor, T-square, and compass in one. One of the most useful and convenient aids for drafting, drawing, and nautical applications. Smooth gliding action to easily make parallel lines without twisting or turning under accidental pressure.

    Features:

    • 10" parallel straightedge
    • Draw circles up to 16" in diameter using through-holes at ½" increments
    • Durable acrylic blade with printed graduations
    • Three sides with 1/16" graduations
    • Draw and measure angles using 1 degree increments
    • Comfortable aluminum roller bar with non-skid rubber O-rings for a firm grip on any surface
    • Individually blister-carded with detailed instructions included

    Product Dimensions:
    • Outside Dimensions: 10" x 2" measuring area
    • Product Weight: 0.31 lbs.
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    Alvin Drafting 10" Professional Parallel Glider

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    My new favorite measuring tool

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    Pros:
    • Smooth
    • sturdy
    • easy to read
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    I got this for a drafting class, and it’s become my go-to tool for measuring. I purchased this one after reading tons of reviews for other rolling rulers saying that the roller often stuck. I’ve not had that problem with this one at all! It glides smoothly and grips the paper nicely.

    I do recommend cleaning the wheels regularly though to avoid smudging or getting residue on your drawing!

    RI

    Extremely convenient lining and ruling tool.

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    Was a bit skeptical, but this is a very handy lining and ruling tool - allowing me to make repeatable precise ruling and baselines for most projects. I really like the aluminum grip/roller section as it is far more stable than the plastic version of this I tried years ago and threw out for it's flimsiness causing it to not be as precise or repeatable.

    FL

    Nice and smooth only one problem...

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    I failed to notice that the ruler did not have a metric scale on it... but works great... Dr. S.

    North Carolina

    "A must have" Parallel Glider Ruler

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    This parallel glider ruler is a must have for any architectural office. It's been used in our office for drafting/sketching for decades.

    Ohio

    The right tool

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    There are several less expensive rolling rulers available and I have gone through 3 of them. This one however is made to last for a while. The clear "ruler" portion is thicker and rigid. The roller is metal and perfectly straight yielding accurately parallel lines when you need them. The right angle measurements at the corners are a bonus and a time saver.

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