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    Re: Mark IX sextant manual
    From: Hein Bodahl
    Date: 2009 Aug 17, 12:29 +0200

    On 11.08.2009 16:59, Paul Brewer wrote:
    > My abject apologies!
    > There is a Mk IXB. It is as an A model but has a double time automatic 
    attachment. This can be set to take 60 shots in either 1 or 2 minutes.
    > The addition of am M (as in IXAM or BM) indicates a double eye piece, one normal and the other X2.
    > I have never seen an official manual for the B model so I for one will be 
    interesting to see what arrives.
    > Paul.
    However, mine is a IXBM, not a IXB as i claimed.
    It has a revolving eye piece holder but it can only hold one eye piece.
    In the end they probably figured you don't need magnification.
    The manual is for a IXA.
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