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post #11 of Old 07-12-2007
leffklm
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Originally Posted by camaraderie
Semi...may I tell you to throw away the parallel rules and plodding over to the compass rose AND most course line drawing. There is a $15 miracle called the Weems and Plath Course protractor that will allow you to plot a course (magnetic or true) between any two points in less than 10 seconds. Buy it and you will shower me with praise!! (G) I did all my navigation chart work in the cockpit in seconds and never used a parallel rule in 6 years of cruising. Next to the miracle cloth this is the holy grail of under $20 must have boat items!! This and some dividers are all you need.


http://us.st11.yimg.com/us.st.yimg.c..._1958_22055106

For those of you who I've made curious...here's the one page "operators manual".
http://www.weems-plath.com/uploaded_...uction.255.pdf
Cam,

That is so cool! I'm going to order one tonight.

Regards,

Leff
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