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Hi, I have a steel ruler that measures from the centre out to the ends, 150-0-150 (on the other side it is normal, 0-300). The company that supplies these has a smaller size than this but not a bigger size. I was hoping for a 600mm ruler that measures 300-0-300). Does anyone know if there is something available that would come close to this? I think they are called centre find rulers, but they are handy for other things like quick multi measuring with sheet metal! Thank you for your time!

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  • Darryl Traves Apr 12, 2011

    Hi, Thank you very much! That is exactly what I am searching for. I am in Australia, so I will have to check on postage or if they have an Australian agent/importer. From what I see in the picture, they do not have 1/2 mm (What a waste and strain on your eyes). Thank you very much once again. Darryl. (FixYa is good because you can tap into such a wealth of knowledge, experience and people in different locations)

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They are called "zero centered rulers" and the majority I came across are in imperial markings, but metric ones are available. This company offers them for sale:-

http://www.geionline.com/catalogs/catalog.asp?prodid=4420272&showprevnext=1

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