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    Re: Thanks
    From: Mike Burkes
    Date: 2008 Dec 2, 11:33 -0800
    Hi BH, regarding sextant I have a Simex Mariner which for all practical purposes is equivalent to MS 733 and is a fine,precise unit. HTH. Also regarding your A-10 site reduction solution I obtained a fix of 49d 27.3N,122d 53W via HO 249 and direct trig solution. I also have MK 5 and I believe have the manual so if I can be of some help there and other questions on the unit do not hesitate to ask. You will find the sun shades offer better polarization, bubble mechanism is more precise, and I feel instrument is an upgrade from the A-10 but A-10 is lighter and is still ok. 
    Mike Burkes

    > Date: Mon, 1 Dec 2008 18:24:59 -0800
    > From: bruce.hamilton@shaw.ca
    > To: NavList@fer3.com
    > Subject: [NavList 6628] Thanks
    > I have been getting lots of help and suggestions from list members and I
    > am confident I can do some adjusting now.
    > I wanted to thank everyone as I have been getting messages on and off
    > list and did not want to miss anyone, as life is getting busy. As well
    > thank for all the plotting sheets.
    > Besides all this, my mark V just arrived, and everything wiggles and
    > turns. Even the averager works. There's no smell like that stored in a
    > case for 30 years smell.
    > I also have the chance to get a Tamaya 633 for $400.00 or a 733 for
    > $750.00. I have not see either but I was wondering how good the cheaper
    > one was.
    > Bruce Hamilton
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