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RE: Conversion to Metrics

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	So it's not a coincidence that there are 24 hours in a day? Or 12 months 
in a year?

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From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com] On 
Behalf Of Gary L. Hodgson and Assoc. Sent: Friday, March 20, 2015 7:57 AM
To: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)mail-list.com
Subject: Re: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Conversion to Metrics

Have you noticed that beer comes in 6, 12 or 24 packs?  Obviously the beer 
companies know something about base 12 system. Gary

On 3/19/2015 2:01 PM, Lloyd Pack, P.E. wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> Gary's request for a mason pilaster check, due to conversion to
> metrics, got me wondering what this body thinks are the pros and cons
> to metrication?
> 
> Pros:
> 
> 1. Conversion between single dimension units like length are an easy
> decimal shift.
> 
> 2.  Everybody else is doing it.
> 
> Cons:
> 
> 1. Units are not explicit as to their constituent units, e.g. pressure

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