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    Re: high-profile sextant
    From: Alexandre Eremenko
    Date: 2007 Jun 25, 17:04 -0400

    
    You can se it on the Cassens-Plath web page.
    They still make them and sell them.
    Alex.
    
    > The July issue of Wired magazine (with Transformers on the cover)
    > features a full-page photo of the Horizon Ultra Sextant by Cassens &
    > Plath (page 056, in the "Start" section).  The accompanying paragraph
    > says "...real sailors still carry these 25--year-old gizmos...What
    > makes the Horizon Ultra stand out are its finishing touches: a
    > brass-alloy frame to resist warping, a white enamel coating to deflect
    > heat, and a lighted micrometer for judging angles at dawn or dusk."
    >
    > I don't see it on their web page.  Maybe they will post it there after
    > a delay.
    >
    >          - Jim Van Zandt
    >
    > >
    
    
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