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USSR compass bearing optic
« on: July 26, 2017, 08:02:29 PM »
Since I've gotten back into boating, thought I'd share this interesting new toy.  It is a PGK-2, used by the Soviet Navy to to find the compass bearing of an object with respect to a coastal landmark and/or a celestial body. This item was last calibrated in 1992.  I purchased it from a milsurp dealer in the Ukraine who got it from a former naval officer's private collection. 








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Re: USSR compass bearing optic
« Reply #1 on: July 26, 2017, 08:16:45 PM »
Well that's something you don't see every day...or ever  :o  :))

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Re: USSR compass bearing optic
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2017, 08:26:38 AM »
Very neat, thanks for sharing!   thumb1
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Re: USSR compass bearing optic
« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2017, 09:01:36 AM »
neat, thanks for sharing.  thumb1
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Re: USSR compass bearing optic
« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2017, 03:45:21 PM »
Thanks, it is a really cool piece of kit and easier to use than a standard sextant. 
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Re: USSR compass bearing optic
« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2017, 05:06:01 PM »
пеленгатор оптический = Optical Direction Finder
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Re: USSR compass bearing optic
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2017, 06:20:46 PM »
Neat.   How in the world do you use that thing?  Are you going to use it....or was it replaced by androids?
      
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