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    Re: Bubble sextant instructions
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 2001 Dec 13, 11:02 AM

    I looked at the bulbs in a clockwork-averaging sextant I have here. They are 
    fairly small, but have bases with room for an led to be
    soldered on if one broke the bulb first to get at the wires.
    
    This sextant is labeled
    
    Sextant, Aircraft, Periscopic
    
    MS28011-6
    
    28 volts A-C or D-C
    
    Specification MIL-S-5807C
    
    .....Etc etc etc....
    
    The maker is Kollsman Instrument Corporation
    
    
    On Thu, 13 Dec 2001 06:50:30 -0600, Brian Whatcott wrote:
    
    >
    >
    >It seems unlikely, but I can recall light bulbs smaller than any LED that I
    >recall.
    >Even a 'naked' led uses stamped electrodes bigger than the fine wires on
    >some incandescents.
    >Still, I haven't seen it all, for sure, and the led has to be a better
    >choice, if you can find the right one!
    >
    
    
    Rodney Myrvaagnes                   J36 Gjo/a
    Contributing Editor           Electronic Products
    
    Is a Double-chocolate Semifreddo the moral equivalent of a Chocolate Freddo?
    
    Isn't having a smoking section in a restaurant like having a peeing section in a swimming pool?
    

       
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