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Old 01-16-2013
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Re: printing charts ?

Originally Posted by DonScribner View Post

One of the problems you'll find with printed charts is running ink. A few drops and a deep spot in the bay becomes a channel thru a shoal. No so good. I have heard that there are cartographers, probably world wide, that will call up and print the chart in a waterproof format fairly reasonable, probably the cost of a chart before shipping costs.

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If you actually use a chart for plotting, erasing the pencil marks may also erase some of the chart. Very bad.
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