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X-10M Ritchie Navigation 2-Inch Dial Sport Compass (Gray)
Ritchie Compasses provide accuracy from the inside out. When properly sized, installed and compensated a marine compass is the most important instrument on any boat. It will provide accurate, trouble-free heading references under the most adverse conditions without relying on electricity, radio signals or satellite communications. The most important criteria when selecting a compass are dial size and mounting style. Quality components aid accuracy, smooth response, stability and trouble-free operation. Modern technology makes Ritchie Compasses the World’s Best Marine Compasses.
Survival Compass Product Features:
These mounting position options and your choice of mounting hardware permit mounting on everything from windshield or supporting frame structures, to slanted dashboards and consoles, to almost any flat, angled or vertical surface
Ritchie Compasses the Worlds Best Marine Compasses
E.S. Ritchie & Sons, Inc. was formed in 1850 by Edward Samuel Ritchie. Today still privately held by the Sherman Family in Pembroke, MA, Ritchie Navigation continues to be the Marine Industry leader in the manufacture of recreational and commercial magnetic compasses. Ritchie products are available to Retailers in 57 countries through 142 Distributors. OEM (original equipment manufactured) Ritchie Parts and Service are available from Ritchie Navigation headquarters and 76 Authorized Service Stations worldwide.
The Ritchie Sports bracket mount compass from Richie Navigation features a 2″ direct reading, high visibility dial with internal green night lighting. The reversible bracket allows a mounting range of over 300 degrees from overhead, through angled and vertical mounts to horizontal surfaces and includes built-in compensators.
Jewel & Hardened Steel Pivot Dial Movement
All Ritchie Compasses use a Hardened Steel Pivot and Triple Cup Sapphire Jewel Movement. They are microscopically matched to provide smooth dial operation and fast lock-on, under the most severe conditions. There are no plastic pivots or jewels in Ritchie Compasses.
Built in Compensators
All Ritchie compasses that are intended for use on boats that could have deviation problems, have built-in compensators. These compensators are non-interactive magnets that are balanced and optimally spaced for accurate correction. Compensation instructions are included.
Reversible Bracket allows a mounting range of over 300 degrees from overhead, through angled and vertical mounts to horizontal surfaces