SailNet Community - Reply to Topic

   Search Sailnet:

 forums  store  


Quick Menu
Forums           
Articles          
Galleries        
Boat Reviews  
Classifieds     
Search SailNet 
Boat Search (new)

Shop the
SailNet Store
Anchor Locker
Boatbuilding & Repair
Charts
Clothing
Electrical
Electronics
Engine
Hatches and Portlights
Interior And Galley
Maintenance
Marine Electronics
Navigation
Other Items
Plumbing and Pumps
Rigging
Safety
Sailing Hardware
Trailer & Watersports
Clearance Items

Advertise Here






Go Back   SailNet Community > On Board > Gear & Maintenance > Compass
 Not a Member? 


Thread: Compass Reply to Thread
Title:
  

By choosing to post the reply below you agree to the rules you agreed to when joining Sailnet.
Click Here to view those rules.

Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the SailNet Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
Please note: After entering 3 characters a list of Usernames already in use will appear and the list will disappear once a valid Username is entered.
User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in

Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

Click here to view the posting rules you are bound to when clicking the
'Submit Reply' button below


Topic Review (Newest First)
06-15-2007 06:09 PM
sailingdog It may not be the lens—it may be the fluid as CapnHand has pointed out.
06-15-2007 05:43 PM
CapnHand There was this post a while back about the fluid going cloudy (as opposed to the lens). http://www.sailnet.com/forums/gear-m...d-compass.html
06-15-2007 05:41 PM
USCGRET1990
Quote:
Originally Posted by km2x
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?

kM2X
It can be buffed back clear. I have used Starbrights fiberglass restorer in the past. Just something with a very mild abrasive.
06-15-2007 05:38 PM
Freesail99
Quote:
Originally Posted by btrayfors
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.

Bill

I have a 6 inch constellation, what did the rebuild run ?
06-15-2007 05:35 PM
btrayfors 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.

Bill
06-15-2007 05:30 PM
km2x
Compass

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?

kM2X

 
Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may post attachments
You may edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:50 PM.

Add to My Yahoo!         
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012

The SailNet.com store is owned and operated by a company independent of the SailNet.com forum. You are now leaving the SailNet forum. Click OK to continue or Cancel to return to the SailNet forum.