Gage Block Wringing

#1
I was wondering if I can wring two different manufacture's gages blocks together. I have two sets one is Mitutoyo and the other is Starrett I can wring the Mitutoyo perfectly fine, but if I try to wring a Mitutoyo block with a Starrett block it seems to give me problems and has a sloppy bond. I've looked online and I don't see anything that says I can't or should not do this.
 
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as long as they are the same material (as dwperron mentioned) they should wring together fine. i have used blocks from different manufacturers in the past, and have never had an issue.
 
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