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Re: Question for the Cel Nav Pros
First thing you are going to want to do, if you have a fine nautical sextant (not plastic) is to send your sextant to a nautical instruments technician for calibration. When I used a sextant as my only form of navigation (electronic navigation hadn't been invented for deep sea) I did this every year or when I reached a city large enough to have one of these shops. Sextants can get out of adjustment.
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