Welcome to the NavList Message Boards.


A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding

Compose Your Message

Add Images & Files
    Re: What sextant to buy ?
    From: Bruce Cutting
    Date: 2019 Feb 28, 17:43 -0700

    The book - The Nautical Sextant is a very good resource for Sextant repair
    and maintenance.   Bill Morris, it's author participates on this list.
    Rig White (also on the list) sometimes has part for sextants.
    Good luck and keep us posted.
    n Thu, February 28, 2019 17:01, Terry Syrokosz wrote:
    > Just recieved it today. serial # 57469     CPLATH .  I've been cleaning
    > and attempting to adjust for about 6hrs now. I did not get a cool canvas
    > bag but it was very well packed. Tons of foam in the case and shreded dot
    > matrix paper for packing.. It does not have the prismatic leveling
    > device. The back of the case was stove in and will have to get replaced
    > (I'll be looking for what appears to be mahogany) The adjusting wrench
    > does not fit any adjusting points. I have gone thru all my allen
    > wrenches(I have a bunch) and found 1 that works on the Index mirror and 1
    > that works a bit on the Horizon mirror. The horizon shades drop with
    > gravity thus no horizon shading. Other than that it is a beautiful work
    > of art. The Index arm is so smooth the micrometer seems to have just the
    > right friction to not mess up on a rough day. I'll Put up Pictures when I
    > can.
    > [plain text auto-generated]
    > ----------------------------------------------------------------
    > NavList message boards and member settings: http://fer3.com/NavList
    > Members may optionally receive posts by email.
    > To cancel email delivery, send a message to NoMail[at]fer3.com
    > ----------------------------------------------------------------
    > ----------------------------------------------------------------
    > View and reply to this message:
    > http://fer3.com/arc/m2.aspx/What-sextant-buy-Syrokosz-feb-2019-g44461

    Browse Files

    Drop Files


    What is NavList?

    Join NavList

    (please, no nicknames or handles)
    Do you want to receive all group messages by email?
    Yes No

    You can also join by posting. Your first on-topic post automatically makes you a member.

    Posting Code

    Enter the email address associated with your NavList messages. Your posting code will be emailed to you immediately.

    Email Settings

    Posting Code:

    Custom Index

    Start date: (yyyymm dd)
    End date: (yyyymm dd)

    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site