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Innovative Retractable Compass

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  • Retractable compass with locking retractor
  • 360 Degree Rotating Bezel
  • Top or side reading
  • Easy to Read Lubber Line
  • Great for multiple heading navigation dives
  • Includes liquid filled fast response compass
  • FULL MANUFACTURER’S WARRANTY
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Rating: Innovative Retractible Compass
Reviewer: Don F.,
The photo makes it appear that is small, however it is a full size compass and a full size retractable unit. I was expecting something smaller and less cumbersome. I havent used it yet but the arrow seems to be pointing North, so Im sure it will perform just fine.

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1 out of 2 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Bulky, but it works.
Reviewer: Ray T.,  - View all my reviews
unfortunately, this is the only compass of its type-retractable and clipped to bc. there are no other alternatives other than wrist, slate, of spg mounted. it does the job and functions well. however, it is very bulky and really does not need to be. it is the wrist mounted version screwed onto a retractable clip attached to a platform.

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14 out of 31 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Great Compass
Reviewer: Richard Rouse,  - View all my reviews
This is the compass to own. No consoles to flip around or constricting wrist/palm straps. Not easy to pull your arm perpendicular to your body to read when on your wrist or hand in a NW drysuit. The compass is there when I need it and retracted out of the way when I dont. Neatly clips onto my BCD. The unit is a bit bulky though ... but never a bother. Good price!

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33 out of 65 people found this review helpful.




Rating: likmold
Reviewer: jody myers,  - View all my reviews
i am new to diving and really dont know what i am looking for but the help from the staff at scuba.com assisted me to this compass that i need for advance open water. it is a wonderful compass easy to use and the retractable option helped with tucking it away in to a BCD pocket. would recommend this for classes or all around to have as a spare.

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46 out of 90 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Good Value
Reviewer: Kevin M.,   
Bought this for doing Navigation Dive for Advanced Open Water. I use a wrist computer so I didnt want something else on my arm. The clip and retractor are great, just snapped it onto my BCD where its easily reachable. You can pull it out when you need it to take a bearing then it zips back into place.

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52 out of 95 people found this review helpful.




Rating: OK, a bit bulky
Reviewer: Richard R.,   
The compass is obviously the same one they mount on wrist bungies, just mounted on a retractor instead. It could be a lot smaller if integrated into the retractor housing, but I understand what theyve done. The retractor cable seems pretty tough, and the lock switch is nice...I extend the cable about 3" and lock it, just long enough to tuck the compass into my BCD zippered pocket when not in use while leaving it clipped to the nearest D-ring. Actual compass dial seems very good though, hence the 4- vs. 3-star review. I like it better than the more easily locked-up dial on my now defunct Oceanic "Swiv" console.

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63 out of 118 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Works like a charm
Reviewer: Michael Smith,  - View all my reviews
Switching to a wireless air integrated computer meant no more console gauge, so I needed a simple compass for teaching (scuba instructor) and personal use. This one did the trick. Its nothing fancy, but solid and functional. Its a little slow to spin and lock on to a bearing, so be patient. Rather than "built in" retractor, think of it as a "built onto" a fairly large retractor, so its not exactly low profile, but the ability to lock the retractor is nice for keeping it close when not in use.

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120 out of 250 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Great Unit
Reviewer: Mark F.,  - View all my reviews
Compass glows in the dark too.... This is a backup for my compass on the Cobalt.

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8 out of 16 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Retractable compass
Reviewer: Quentin Kawananakoa,
works great but broke original clip. it was fine though I just replaced it with a higher quality stainless steel bolt snap

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32 out of 63 people found this review helpful.




Rating: Good compass
Reviewer: Erick T.,  - View all my reviews
This compass with the retratable feature is practical and handy.

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74 out of 152 people found this review helpful.




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