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    Re: Accuracy of backpacking compass
    From: Gary Hubler
    Date: 2012 Nov 5, 08:03 -0800

    I use the U.S. Army 'Lensatic Compass' made by Cammenga for backpacking. It is a compact compass that is great for taking azimuths. The Army teaches their young officers land navigation using this compass. It has a luminous bezel indicator, induction damping for fast azimuth acquisition, and a sighting system to get more accurate readings.

    The key with this type of compass is that you need to learn how to use it properly. Proper instructional material is available on the web at no cost.

    There are some cheap knock-offs on the market, so if you like this type of compass, be sure to get the one made by Cammenga.
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