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post #1 of (permalink) Old 06-10-2020, 03:22 PM Thread Starter
BCbear
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Default Compass Declination

I hope I can explain my question clearly.

I have two compasses 1) Suunto M3 and 2) a just donated older, but still in the package Brunton TruArc 10 (has a global needle). Both compasses have the adjustable declination feature. When both are set to ZERO the Suunto's housing dial (with orienting arrow set to NORTH) also shows 0 degrees, but on the Brunton housing dial shows 334 degrees. There has to be an issue with the Brunton, correct?

Thanks for any assistance.
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