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What's new     Pages added to the site in the last month or so.
A to Z A basic guide to using slide rules.
How to use slide rules Teach yourself the Slide Rule An almost complete book on slide rule use ( Hodder and Stoughton).
Instruction manuals Instructions for some common and not-so-common rules.
  PDF manuals Some of the manuals in PDF format
Slide rule prices   A lot of information based on an analysis of the price of every slide rule sold on ebay since December 1999. Also includes a monthly analysis of prices, prices of popular models, price trends and the best time to sell.
20- inch rules Real monsters - designed for accuracy.
Home 10 inch rules The most popular size. The range of rules goes from simple learners' rules to complex rules with 30 scales.
5 inch rules Also has a range of rules from the simple to complex. Several were promotional gifts.
Circular rules Not very  many but quite interesting.
Slide rule collection Non-standard rules It includes the well known Otis King (spiral) and Fowler (pocket-watch) slide rules plus a few others.
Specialised rules Rules for special purposes rules such as aerial navigation or flow in sewers.
 Sources of slide rules Internet auctions, dealers, trading and other sources.
International French, German and Spanish language sections.
Books Some books you might find useful
Other slide rule sites Other sites with instructions for slide rule use and/or  collections
A slide rule CD This CD has hundreds of slide rule pictures
Other resources How to contact other collectors The Oughtred Society and national groups
Museums Museums with some slide rules content
  Meetings and auctions Meetings and auctions with some slide rule content.
Humour A few poems and riddles.
Notes Some background detail on the site.