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    Re: Construction of Sextant Arm Pivot Questions ?
    From: Robert Eno
    Date: 2007 Nov 8, 21:08 -0500

    Greg,
    
    Somewhat off topic:
    
    How would you compare the Navy Mk 3 with other sextants -- assuming you've
    handled a few?
    
    robert
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Greg Rudzinski" 
    To: "NavList" 
    Sent: Thursday, November 08, 2007 6:21 PM
    Subject: [NavList 3840] Re: Construction of Sextant Arm Pivot Questions ?
    
    
    >
    > The index arm on my 1970 M.Low U.S. Navy Mark 3 has a single pin with
    > two separate cone tapers of the same brass material as the frame
    > bearing. Normal wear should seat the tapered pin further into the
    > frame keeping the system snug. A pin retainer screw holds everything
    > together and sets bearing tightness.
    >
    > Greg Rudzinski
    
    
    
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