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    Re: Construction of Sextant Arm Pivot Questions ?
    From: Greg Rudzinski
    Date: 2007 Nov 12, 15:23 -0800

    The Navy Mk 3 is as good as any sextant on the market. My other
    sextant is a Tamaya Jupiter with a 7x35 scope that has taken me across
    many oceans with confidence.
    Greg Rudzinski
    On Nov 8, 6:08 pm, "Robert Eno"  wrote:
    > 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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