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    Re: What sextant to buy ?
    From: Brad Morris
    Date: 2019 Feb 6, 12:35 -0500
    Hello Terry

    My own policy has been to always get the very best instrument I could get.  The money you spend will only bother you for a little bit.  The joy of using the best, the most beautiful instrument lasts a lifetime, the money swiftly forgotten.  

    Go top shelf.

    Brad



    On Tue, Feb 5, 2019, 9:02 PM Terry Syrokosz <NoReply_Syrokosz@fer3.com wrote:

    Since joining NavList my skills have gone from trying to remember how to do a noon site to doing Sun,Moon,Stars and Planets with Moon shots within about 1 to 2 nm with a Davis MK 25 and artifical horizon. Thank You All!!!. I plan to retire soon and circumnavigate. I have always valued everybody here's input greatly. I have wanted the best quality sextant on a very limited budget (as do we all). I'm torn between a C Plath and other Plaths or the Astra III. I'm a little concerned about buying Plaths online from Russian Fedreation, India and so forth. Has anyone any experience with purchases overseas? I hear the Astra III 's are very good and about the most I could afford at this time. I love the idea,quality and look of traditional very much.......(I am old school by the way).  The Chinese if durable and accurate is a possibility.I also heard some Plaths have been counterfited. Is there a way to verify numbers and so forth. I would be grateful for any suggestions. Thank You

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