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    Re: Sextant Vernier Scale
    From: Scott Owen
    Date: 2012 Mar 09, 19:15 -0600

    Chris,
    I just noticed your recent post to NavList about my confusion with the
    Vernier Scale on a Cassens & Plath sextant from a few years ago.
    
    What works for me is using the line with the "solid dot" as the
    reference ZERO for the vernier scale.  I then use the rest of the marks
    on the scale as .1' ... I have used this with good results and this
    explains their error statement of .2' accuracy.  Best of luck with your
    Cassens and Plath Sextant ... I love mine.
    
    Scott Owen
    
    On 2/27/2012 5:39 PM, Chris Collins wrote:
    > I have the same problem actually. Did you ever find the answer?
    >
    > Chris Collins
    >
    > [this message refers to NavList post 4495 which may be viewed here:
    > http://fer3.com/arc/m2.aspx/Sextant-Vernier-Scale-ScottOwen-feb-2008-g4495]
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