What's the deal with barometer needles?
In a picture in another thread, I saw the needle lying at the bottom of the dial. Not registering really low, I mean the needle had fallen off, and was lying in the bottom of the glass.
Doesn't that make the barometer useless?
And I bring it up because it's like the third broken barometer I've seen this week.
So is this a thing? Do all barometer needles eventually jump for freedom, fail, and end up lying forlornly at the bottom of the glass? Is this like faded Carhartts, and a mark of long-term, loyal, hard core
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