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My PO of the boat left the compass uncovered and the lenses is really fogged by the sun. Is there anything I can do besides full replacement?

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What kind of compass? If it's a good one, I'd consider a rebuild by a qualified compass repair service, like Island Compass in Florida. They did a great job on my 20-year old Danforth Constellation; looks and acts like new.

If it's a cheap one, consider upgrading or replacement.

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What kind of compass? If it's a good one, I'd consider a rebuild by a qualified compass repair service, like Island Compass in Florida. They did a great job on my 20-year old Danforth Constellation; looks and acts like new.

If it's a cheap one, consider upgrading or replacement.

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I have a 6 inch constellation, what did the rebuild run ?

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My PO of the boat left the compass uncovered and the lenses is really fogged by the sun. Is there anything I can do besides full replacement?

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It can be buffed back clear. I have used Starbrights fiberglass restorer in the past. Just something with a very mild abrasive.
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There was this post a while back about the fluid going cloudy (as opposed to the lens). fluid in compass
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It may not be the lens—it may be the fluid as CapnHand has pointed out.

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