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The tools in these sets are molded of clear plastic with legible black markings. Each set contains an inch and metric ruler, 180° protractor, and 45° and 60° triangles. Sets come in a plastic pouch.
Note — Formerly known as C-Thru, the products you receive may be labeled with either the Westcott or C-Thru brand name as C-Thru company makes a transition to new ownership. Rest assured, the quality, features, and fabrication will remain the same.
® Westcott is a registered trademark. ® C-Thru is a registered trademark.
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Straight edge assistance
By Assistant Principal Kate
from Philadelphia, PA
Comments about C-Thru Combo Set:
The see through nature of the c-thru tools have been very helpful to my students who do not yet have a solid concept of angle prediction and measurement.
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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By Steve G
from Schenectady NY
Great price-delivered as promised. Couldn't ask for more. This particular design is perfect for my needs.
Not recommended for students
Honestly, for the price, you can't really expect high quality. You get what you pay for in this case.I purchased the 8" set (be advised, the ruler meaures 8" and the other tools are shorter - check the product images to get the idea). When it arrived, both triangles had chipped corners, one had multiple 'stress' cracks in the plastic, and the ruler had stress cracks. They could have been packaged better by Blick. That said, as a student, these items are likely to face moderate wear and tear just from being transported between classes. I think the plastic is too brittle for how thin it is at the edges of these tools (about 1 mm).The real deal breaker for me is that the protractor's straight edge isn't straight. There's about a .25 mm deviation along 25 mm of the edge. While a protracter isn't necessarily used for straight lines, one would expect a measuring instrument to be made with higher standards. It's too much of a risk to have something like this with my supplies - I'll inevitably grab it to use as a straightedge sometime and ruin/really mar an important project.I'm going to switch to a different brand. In design school, it's not worth risking the grade just because I didn't invest in adequate tools. Our professors are (justifiably) precision oriented - this set really doesn't make the grade.
Bottom Line No, I would not recommend this to a friend
Merchant response: We are sorry to hear that this set did not meet your expectations and arrived damaged. Our Customer Care team has assisted you with a return. Please let us know if there is anything else we can do! Our Product Experts, available at 1-800-933-2542, would be happy to help you select a set that may be more suitable for your courses.
Great product, can't do without it.
By The Artful Onion
from Springfield, MO.
I use this item almost every day in my art work. It was quite a challenge to find this particular size again, once I wore out the last set.About the only thing I don't care for is that the products have a rather slick feel to them and that makes it difficult to pick up from a surface.
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