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    Re: Traditional navigation by slide rule
    From: Bob Goethe
    Date: 2016 Jan 24, 21:20 -0800

    >>I think the problem with the pictured degrees-minutes scale is that it has 4 different heights of lines<<

    I agree with you, Bill.  I have been cooking up various line heights...and I think it is possible to do a good job on this, one that will make the rule legible.  I am a little surprised that some of the regular manufactuers in the golden age of slide rules didn't work a bit harder on that very issue (particularly for those rules that WERE set up in degrees and minutes).

    Bob

       
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