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    Re: Determining the center of the cocked hat
    From: Jeremy C
    Date: 2010 Nov 22, 04:06 EST
    If you have the right 3-armed protractor, they arms are transparent with a 0.5mm or so thick black line to take the best reading. :-)  It is quite easy to use for anchor bearings and much faster than plotting 3 LOP's using traditional plotting tools.
     
    Jeremy
     
    In a message dated 11/18/2010 5:37:10 A.M. Central Asia Standard Tim, piterr11---.com writes:
    Yes Jeremy, this is my understanding of the "Steiner Point" method proposed in Gary's PDF, except using lines on transparent medium in place of protractor arms.


    Jeremy wrote:
    If I am reading this correctly, this is how you use a 3-armed protractor on a chart. Move the protractor around until the 3 arms are all contacting the bearing objects and you have your position.  Sadly with my limited internet, i can't download Gary's attachment at the moment.
     
    Jeremy
     
     
       
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