A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Bruce Cutting
Date: 2016 Nov 10, 14:47 -0800
Russian Sextant – I recently purchased a Russian SNO-T (SNO-T) micrometer Sextant. I am very happy with the mechanics of the sextant – almost no backlash, easy to use and smooth operation. The telescope had some separation when I got it but I got that fixed for $60 and now it is perfect. Beware of the 12 power telescope – inverting and difficult to use. The 4 power standard cope seems adequate. I have also tried the 7x35 scope from a Tamaya sextant which also worked fine.
Hope this helps.