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Quality Ranger Series compass by Silva of Sweden. The Ranger 27 Compass is a lightweight, compact unit measuring approximately 5cm x 4.5cm x 1cm which can be transported easily. The Silva compass is designed around the Silva 1-2-3 System which is explained fully in the manual supplied with the compass. The Silva Ranger 27 compass features the following: Swedish quality steel Compass needle - red end points to North Baseplate made of scratch resistant acrylic Graduation ring Direction of Travel arrow Patented Red/Black North/South orienting lines Ergonomically shaped baseplate Magnifying lens Patented Red 'N' Sapphire bearing Map measuring scales Luminous points for night navigation Romer scales for plotting positions on maps Lid with sighting mirror Template for marking positions on maps Declination scale Clinometer needle Precision sighting system Built-in battery lghting unit Patented ECLIPSE alignment system Security whistle Safety pin for pinning to jacket Sun-dial for determining of time Thermometer Magnetic declination adjuster
The best small pocket sighting compass ever made. Big enough for most map work used in backpacking but small enough to fit with other stuff in your pocket comfortably. I wish Silva still made it for the US market. - Submitted by John Hanlen
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