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Topic Review (Newest First)
08-10-2006 11:51 AM
sidiag FWIW

I got my Davis M25 on eBay last summer for 'bout $65.00 (US).
08-09-2006 10:24 PM
sailingdog Try getting a Davis Mark III plastic sextant, less than $50 with shipping.

http://www.defender.com/product.jsp?path=-1|17|6626&id=83267
08-09-2006 09:47 PM
akoutdoors1 I'd love to have a "cheap" plastic one!
08-09-2006 08:49 PM
sailingdog Considering that a good metal sextant is worth over $500 or so, it is unlikely that you're going to get one donated to you. If you're really interested in learning CN, then get a cheap plastic one...that will at least let you learn what you're doing, if you take care of it. Then, after you've learned a bit about CN, you can decided if you want to invest in a good metal sextant.
08-09-2006 08:09 PM
akoutdoors1
Superfluous Sextant?

I would love to have a sextant for learning CN. Any of you GPS converts have one collecting dust? Please send it my way.
Brian

 
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