A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Michael Cain
Date: 2021 Feb 2, 12:16 -0800
On Feb 2, 2021, at 11:15 AM, Frank Reed <NoReply_FrankReed@fer3.com> wrote:
I was looking at a sextant on ebay (not in my price range), and I noticed a couple of things on the certificate.
It suggests using "German batteries or American AA with a drop of solder on center +". Could someone explain? Are German batteries slightly longer than American AA batteries? Is that the idea? The grammar isn't 100% clear here; do we add a drop of solder only on American batteries or any batteries? Does this work effectively long-term?
Also, how long was C. Plath part of "Litton Industries"? That was new to me.