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Re: Fluxgate compass and the st4000 Wheel "HELP"

Originally Posted by Maine Sail View Post
Has your vessels compass every been professionally swung to know it is accurate?
Not that I kow of. How you I have had? How much would it cost to have somthing like that done? is it somthing I can do?

Originally Posted by Maine Sail View Post
Did you do your calibration circles and have it take..? Do you have any ferrous metal objects close to the flux gate? Pots, pans, tool bags, speakers etc. etc..
No! I did not do my calibration circles. I had to do a repair "well" I had to exchange my mooring ball on my storm anchor it was sinking and not holding up the chain. I hope to get the circle calaberation done as soon as possable.

My bigest problem right now is that both the compass and the Flux-gate are only 25 Degreese off of each other but are both heading in the wrong direction?
With 360 being north and 180 being south: its just reading like 209 degrees when the boat is tied up at the dock at like meg 340 degrees?
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