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mattshirey
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PostPosted: Sat Nov 05, 2011 9:00 pm    Post subject: Turned Compass Reply with quote

I have been doin some wood turnin and would love to make some 18th century style compasses. Any idea where i get the components?
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PostPosted: Sat Mar 17, 2012 10:56 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Google a company called Ames. They make that kind of thing.
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PostPosted: Sun Mar 23, 2014 4:24 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Dixie Gun Works makes a compass that is made to be put in the wooden end of a powder horn. I'm sure it would works for your needs.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2015 4:17 pm    Post subject: dixie gun works Reply with quote

they have a couple compasses and so does jas. townsend and son

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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2016 6:51 am    Post subject: Powder Horn Compass Reply with quote

Powder Horns and More are selling the Horn Compass
Item# HC-1 $17. 95


www.powderhornsandmore.com

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PostPosted: Thu May 26, 2016 8:30 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

What Kopfjaeger said

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 01, 2016 7:36 am    Post subject: Powder Horn Compass Reply with quote

Got my two powder horn compasses from powder horns and more yesterday.They are the same ones I use to get from Dixie. Well made compass.

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