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type of compass

#1 Postby the happy gardener » Sun Sep 06, 2009 7:56 pm

is it reall necessary to have a 'sighted compass' as opposed to an ordinary compass, surely as long as you have the map and a compass, you can still find letterboxes,i understood that this was the whole fun of the excercise, step closer to GPS i think, fun going out of it :roll: :roll:

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#2 Postby Station Master » Sun Sep 06, 2009 9:28 pm

I personally think it is worth having a sighting compass

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#3 Postby the happy gardener » Wed Sep 09, 2009 7:40 pm

have today bought a silva 54,here's looking at many more boxes!! thank you :D

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#4 Postby Station Master » Wed Sep 09, 2009 7:58 pm

good luck in useing it.

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#5 Postby the happy gardener » Thu Sep 10, 2009 11:39 pm

am off to do' A Dartmoor Trade' on saturday, will be my 4th charity walk, clocking up the boxes slowly but surely, might be a bit easier with my new compass! :D

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#6 Postby Nik - KOTM » Mon Sep 21, 2009 2:43 pm

A good sighting compass makes boxing much easier - I know as I have tried both but the invention of GPS has sort of ripped the fun out of boxing... and I use that too when I need the desire for speed!
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