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    Re: FW: Astra IIIB and prism
    From: Joel Jacobs
    Date: 2004 May 18, 01:28 -0400

    Jim Thompson was nice enough to send Cassens & Plath's catalog to the group
    last week.
    I'm almost certain they had a prism it, but it was for extending the arc.
    They still might be a possible source.
    Joel Jacobs
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Royer, Doug" 
    Sent: Monday, May 17, 2004 12:18 PM
    Subject: FW: Astra IIIB and prism
    > I forgot the address.Perhaps I should post more.
    > >  -----Original Message-----
    > > From:         Royer, Doug
    > > Sent: Monday, May 17, 2004 09:15
    > > To:   'navigation-l{at}listserve.webkahuna.com'
    > > Subject:      Astra IIIB and prism
    > >
    > > In the last 6 weeks I procured a basket-case Astra IIIB standard sextant
    > > for $110.00.I got it as a project to tear apart and rebuild.
    > > It is now cleaned,new mirrors,shades installed and a new 3.9x40 scope
    > > added.Yesterday I nulled all the major errors of the sextant.
    > > Not a bad piece of equipment and it was pleasurable to rebuild.
    > > My question to all and especially Joel Jacobs is where can I find and
    > > purchace a prism level?I'm haveing a hard time finding them.Davis ised
    > > make them but no more.
    > > I have one on my Tamaya and I really got used to useing one while taking
    > > sights and I would like to put one on the Astra to use also.
    > > Any help is greatly appreciated.Especially from you Joel.
    > > Thanks

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