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    Re: Got your book, Bruce Stark
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2004 Nov 19, 20:03 -0500

    On Nov 19, 2004, at 8:50 AM, Jim Thompson wrote:
    
    > Bruce, your book, "Tables for Clearing the Lunar Distance and Finding
    > GMT by
    > Sextant Observation" finally arrived....
    
    > Well worth the wait.  Lots of nice gems.  I especially liked,....  I
    > also liked your idea of strapping a notepad to a free arm, for
    > recording observations.  Have to think about that.
    
    
    Bruce also mentioned using a tin can to slip over the sleeve.  Not
    having a can large enough, I modified that by using a plastic
    frozen-orange-juice can.  It's slit on one side and can be opened to
    slip onto the sleeve.  It closes tightly enough to have no danger of
    slipping off and can fit over winter coats or a bare arm.  I tape paper
    to it.   It will slip over the arc of the sextant in the box for
    transport, with no danger to delicate components.  Very handy.
    
    
    

       
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