RE: Ergonomicsand Microtomes

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Once you have tried it you can`t go back again....I love mine the sections
just jump into the water bath.

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Sent: Monday, March 27, 2000 6:34 PM
Subject: Re: Ergonomicsand Microtomes

I switched to an electronic microtome after 30+ years of using a manual and 
wrecking my shoulder, elbow and hand.  I will not cut at a manual ever
 I will switch professions before I go back to the old repetitive motion
 It is not necessary to beat yourself up like that.  It is a new
 I can cut faster and better with this electronic microtome.  Both hands can

be free to grab that ribbon as it comes off the knife.  If you are not 
hurting it is easy not to consider an electronic microtome.    Pearl

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