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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Cheap and useful

    posted by MACKIEYU on 01/15/2013 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    Zoom area to read rich of signs map precisely Matrix to draw checkpoins and startpoint Arrow surprisingle stable Ruler for two scales on map 1:50k and 1:25k Solid lace strapped to body Lightkeeping dots on directions Already used this one before i bougt it ...
    Cons:
    Nothing...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    slow, but accurate

    posted by Orintex on 12/19/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    it's got everything you'd expect seems to point to North pretty accurately feels good and solid has all the appropriate romer scales just like a more expensive compass
    Cons:
    why are there two direction bezels? needle turns very slowly
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Not bad

    posted by PedroKV on 12/14/2012 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:less than 1 day

    Pros:
    -Nice for a look -Strap -Ruler for 1:25.000 and 1:50.000 and a milimeter -Ruler 0-120mm -Magnifying glass in the middle -Stable arrow
    Cons:
    -Rotating is not smooth, after unscrewing it was hard to screw it and fasten, has only 2 screws instead of 4. -Illuminating col...
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    • Overall Rating: 4
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 3
    • Ease Of Use: 3
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Cheap and useful

    posted by BrerRabbit on 10/30/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    Zoom area to read rich of signs map precisely Matrix to draw checkpoins and startpoint Arrow surprisingle stable Ruler for two scales on map 1:50k and 1:25k Solid lace strapped to body Lightkeeping dots on directions
    Cons:
    2 fixings out of 4 Screw is quite poor, try not to detach main part
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Nice on holiday

    posted by jorenv on 08/24/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    - Robust - Points to the right directions! - Looks more expensive - Very good price - Must have on a holiday outdoor trip - Easy to use - Nice finishing, feels good
    Cons:
    - Not realy an issue but the edges are quite sharp.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 4
    • Quality: 5
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    great compass

    posted by ferrari21 on 08/22/2011 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Novice  (still getting used to it) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    looks very sturdy and functionally accurate. great gadget to have when mountain biking or trekking. it's a creative product. my friend borrowed it and wanted to buy another unit so i gave him another one. the other version i bought has no lanyard and it's n...
    Cons:
    no cons i can think of. for the price of this product, there's not much to ask for.
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Nice cheap compass

    posted by DeNeusbeer on 06/22/2010 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    - Very cheap. - The compass feels sturdy, it will last a while. - It just works, which is the most important part. - Lanyard for carrying around your next. - Ruler on the side for different units comes in handy when working with maps. - Rotating inner ring ...
    Cons:
    - Slightly bigger than I'm used to. - No other cons really
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 4
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    Decent Compass

    posted by darranshortt on 11/22/2009 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:more than 1 month

    Pros:
    This is a really good compass for the price. Works like any other standard compass Large baseplate which is a personal preference Easy to read off the bearing
    Cons:
    Some of them can be off by a bit on the housing but this can be compensated by quite easily. I wouldn't like to rely on it for ...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 5
    • Usefulness: 5
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    Very Nice Kjellstrom-Style Baseplate Compass

    posted by Krizalid on 05/19/2009 Certified Owner

    Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

    Pros:
    Accurate, with a smooth rotating compass housing on a solid clear baseplate with magnifier, stencils, scale bars and a lanyard (which I replaced with polycord with pace beads).
    Cons:
    Plastic isn't as rugged as the BSA Silva compass, but more than acceptable for the low price. Glowing points don't stay illum...
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    • Overall Rating: 5
    • Price: 5
    • Quality: 4
    • Ease Of Use: 4
    • Usefulness: 5
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    This compass cannot be bought cheaper elsewhere...

    posted by sadest on 02/25/2008 Certified Owner

    Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:1 week to 1 month

    Pros:
    ° Hot price, you will not get it cheaper elsewhere. ° Has ruler (cm) and several markings for maps (1:25000 and 1:50000). ° Triangle and circle for putting marks on your own maps. ° magnifying glass functionality. ° Do not need ...
    Cons:
    ° Glow in the dark markings don't even glow after hours of putting compass in light. ° Not filled with fluid so need...
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