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    Re: Hughes Bubble sextant Mk IXA
    From: Hewitt Schlereth
    Date: 2009 Jun 10, 11:38 -0400

    On 6/10/09, jean-philippe planas  wrote:
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    > I think he is talking about this one: 150350192482, priced at 50 Pounds.
    > JP
    >
    >
    >
    > --- On Tue, 6/9/09, engineer{at}clear.net.nz  wrote:
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    >
    > From: engineer{at}clear.net.nz 
    > Subject: [NavList 8599] Re: Hughes Bubble sextant Mk IXA
    > To: NavList@fer3.com
    > Date: Tuesday, June 9, 2009, 9:44 PM
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    >
    >
    > Hewitt
    >
    > If the one you're looking at is the over-priced one on the UK site,
    > 190312688318, it does has an automatic averager, as does the one for sale on
    > the US site. These are excellent instruments that give good results. For use
    > on land, the Mark IX may have advantages as it does not have the extra
    > weight of the clockwork averager. It has a six-shot finger-operated
    > averager. The latter is fairly easy to put back into order if disordered. I
    > would not touch the IXA averager without substantial clock-repairing
    > experience. There is a reconditioning manual available (mine!) if need be.
    >
    > Bill Morris
    > Pukenui
    > New Zealand
    >
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    >
    
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