I am both thrilled and a little surprised that you were able to make a connection with an actual person at the company who was willing to put in a little leg work for you! This is a great story and I will be watching as it unfolds! Thanks for keeping us in the loop!
I also informed the guy I was posting our e-mails on GTT and invited him to join and follow the thread. He said he would look around today.
lilysdad, the "model" # of the micrometer is listed in the catalog, not this big thing.