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Re: Bad compass?

Originally Posted by Delta-T View Post
You got you phone in your other hand? Does your phone have a magnetic cover? Ipad with magnetic cover?
Phone was in pocket. How far cell phone could affect compass?

Originally Posted by svHyLyte View Post
Ah... What are you wearing? A fellow I know swore by the benefit of a magnetic bracelet to relieve his arthritis but always complained that his "lousy" compass always "thought" north was to his left, regardless of what direction he was facing. Keeping him away from the binnacle solved the problem.
I'm simple man - no bracelets, not even watch.

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