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Re: Navigator's Slide Rule
From: Doug Faunt
Date: 2020 Aug 19, 12:03 -0700
You can get red filter tape at the auto supply store, intended to patch broken taillight plastic.
It works well to convert white to red for night vision, especiialy when the red bulbs are no longer available.
I've used it on several boats.
Murray Buckman you wrote: Re red light over the navigation table at night: if the red bulb blows and you only have a white bulb as a replacement, don't bother painting it with the significant other's red nail polish as a field expedient. It doesn't work. Don't ask me how I know.
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