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    Re: Sextants with Polarizing filters
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2006 Jan 26, 22:14 -0500

    > Bill wrote:
    >
    >> They can also be a pain in the rear when trying to read digital
    >> instruments on the big lake.
    >
    > Bill, if you have an instrument with an LCD readout handy, try putting a
    > polarizer in front of the display and rotate it...
    >
    > Ken Muldrew.
    
    The man's a genius.  Nice thinking.
    
    Actually grabbed my LL Bean sailing sunglasses, racing watch, photo and
    racing stopwatches, and a couple of calculators.  It would seem each has its
    own "angle of polarization.
    
    Despite the posts over the past few days, and the opinions in "Hitch Hiker's
    Guide to the Galaxy" regarding digital watches, it still surprised me.
    
    Think it may be time to get the marketing department at Serious Cybernetics
    into developing polarized sunglasses with round, rotating lenses.
    
    To date, all I know is the answer was 42.  Still working on clearly stating
    the question ;-)
    
    Bill
    
    
    

       
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