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    Re: The Rude Star Finder and teaching stars
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2010 Nov 16, 23:46 -0800

    Since we have been discussing the HO 2101-D star finder, has anybody had 
    any experience with the Kotlaric star finder shown in Bowditch, attached?
    On 11/14/2010 8:10 PM, Alan wrote:
    > Anabasis75 wrote:
    > "In the middle of the ocean, that mile or two difference between the 
    > various triangles and intersections isn't going to make any difference 
    > at all."
    > In almost any case one might choose, that sounds like gospel. Having 
    > said that, and according to Murphy, "Anything that can go wrong will, 
    > and there will always be someone who just knew it would."
    > Given that I'm simply standing on the beach, I'm not likely to put 
    > anything on the rocks, nor will I ever, unintentionally cross the 
    > boundaries of anyone’s territorial waters uninvited. Others might well 
    > lack such comfortable margins for error.
    > Nothing above said is intended to denigrate the problems, the 
    > responsibilities of real navigators.
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