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    Re: Why do we ocean navigators defer to 249 when 229 is better?
    From: Bill B
    Date: 2014 Aug 31, 18:49 -0400

    On 8/31/2014 6:36 PM, Rommel John Miller wrote:
    > Hi there, it has been awhile and I have been out of touch.  But my
    > question is this:  Why are Nautical and Marine Navigators opting to use
    > HO 249 and shunning HO 229?
    
    I like 229 as well. More bodies and better accuracy.
    Downside is a lot more books to carry.
    
    My impression is that 249 is much lighter and may sacrifice some
    accuracy, but will get you across any ocean or sea with less hassle.
    
    

       
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