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Location: Upstate New York, Zone 6
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I'm looking online for a sighting compass and have seen prices ranging from $12 to $170. Will a cheaper one be OK for surveying properties? Anyone have any recommendations?
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Location: Missouri
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When I am running property lines this is what I use. I have used it on forestry contracts requiring accuracy of +/- 3 compass degrees and never had a problem. I find the peep compass to be considerably more user friendly and accurate than sighting compass. The only issue is it does not have a declination adjustment.


This one is the cream of the crop. if you don't feel like mentally adjusting for declination. I rarely take mine into the field becuase it is so shiny.

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