Re: two questions about slates, please
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Speaking strictly for myself and no one else I always prefer the metal slates at least from APH. The metal has always felt like a stronger higher quality product to me and they've served me well. Again just my two cents no one else is obligated to live by.
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From: Ann Parsons
Sent: Monday, April 15, 2019 7:19 AM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] two questions about slates, please
I believe that APH sells slates and styli, but you'll get a much better
deal at either ILA or The Braille Bookstore. They both have all kinds
If you're looking for a board slate, APH sells 'em for something like
$115.00. On the other hand ILA LS&S and the Braille Bookstore sell a
full-page slate made of heavy, durable plastic that does the same
thing. It has twenty-five lines and the even numbered lines are
labeled on the edge of the slate. I don't know why it took the U.S. so
long to procure these wonderful slates, but it did. These full-pagers
are the nuts, truly! If you look at the places I recommended, you'll
find that they sell for about $20.00. Who wants to pay $115.00 for a
board slate? Try a full-page one, I don't think you'll want to spend
all that money.
As a person who learned to use the slate & stylus in the early 60's,
Thanks in advancce for any help.
Ann K. Parsons
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