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    Re: Plastic sextants and prejudice. was: GPS shortcomings.
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2005 Jun 10, 23:30 -0500

    > I sort of like the Mark 12; I was getting
    > intercepts of about 1.5' with it while at
    > anchor a couple of summers ago.
    
    Very good, wish I did had done that well on my first outing with the Astra
    last weekend.
    
    With all the chatter, I am reminded of the words of one of the list Gurus a
    few months ago (my recollection is Frank) that a mechanical pencil lead will
    be about 10 nm wide on a chart of the Atlantic.  What good is the extra
    accuracy / precision?
    
    Not that I intend to play YMCA pool if I can help it:-)
    
    Bill
    
    
    

       
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