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    Re: Soviet Sextants!
    From: Renee Mattie
    Date: 2004 Jul 30, 11:57 -0400

    From: Renee Mattie [mailto:reneemattie@hotmail.com]
    Sent: Friday, July 30, 2004 9:59 AM
    To: 'Navigation Mailing List'
    Subject: RE: [NAV-L] Soviet Sextants!
    
    Joel Jacobs said:
    > I am pasting a representative copy of one of my Russian ebay sextant
    listings which
    > discusses the advantages of the Russian SNO-T sextant in particular,
    > and
    in general. If
    > the seller is "ALEXEY" and I think it is, I have dealt with him a
    > couple
    of times, and
    > he is totally trustworthy.
    
    The seller gives contact information of:
    Yuri Margorsky: maur@online.kharkiv.com
    
    I don't know if he has any relation to the Alexey you speak of.
    
    I have a question though:
    
    Robert Gainer said:
    > Because you can buy the Freiberger for within a few dollars of the
    > Soviet
    one, what are
    > you gaining? It's easier to get parts or have the Freiberger serviced
    > and
    I would feel > more comfortable with it, if for that reason and nothing
    else.
    
    I know the SNO-T is based closely on the Freiberger.  Can it not use the
    same parts?
    Would it be more difficult to get parts and services for the SNO-T?
    In general, the Freiberger price of a Freiberger on Ebay is at least 20%
    higher than that for a SNO-T.  I am surprised to see maurnavy selling one
    for LESS than the SNO-T.  The pictured Freibuger looks perfect (though there
    are no closeups of any of the parts).  The only visible difference is that
    it has only one scope.
    
    Renee
    
    
    

       
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