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    Sextants Pivot ?
    From: Bob Rose
    Date: 2007 May 17, 09:30 -0700

    Hi,
    
    Was wondering if anyone knows of any "good" pictures, or diagrams
    perhaps, showing the arm's pivot pin constructions on various model
    sextants from different mfg's.
    
    Am very curious as to how the different manufacturers handle(d) the
    engineering of this.
    
    Is it usually just a cylindrical bushing, a tapered bushing, or... ?
    
    How is slop/slack taken out over the years ?
    
    Thanks,
    Bob
    
    
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