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270960 Ed Minch <ruby1638@a...> 2020‑05‑19 Re: Scissors---re-establishing the geometry of the flats, in theory.
> On May 18, 2020, at 8:41 PM, Kirk Eppler via OldTools  wrote:
>  It takes some
> strength to manipulate those big shears all day long, so the  5'6" tall guy
> had to work his upper body strength up to be able to use the 18", or he may
> have had to stop at 15" since the balance probably got to be awkward for
> his hands, or too big.  The big guys could start at a larger size?


I call malarkey on that one.

I am 6’2" and my mom was 5’ plus a half inch and she had bigger hands than I do,
and she was as strong as a lady ox


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