Needle microscope

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Needle microscope

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To check if my needles are still OK, I made a needle microscope from a portable microscope for recordplayer needles. With a magnification of 50, it is hard to focus. So I made a holder to fix the microscope but also the needle.
I can move the microscope into focus and I'm also able to rotate the tip of the needle.
I already had to throw out two stump needles.
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Re: Needle microscope

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Very ingenious little contraption you got there. :D I could have used something like that when I was sewing. I no longer sew my own clothes since I don't have a working machine. :( (Well it works some I can still use it for very minor repairs. :roll:
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