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Ritchie S-53 Explorer Compasses

Ritchie S-53 Explorer Compasses

Description

The Ritchie S-53 Explorer Compasses feature powerful DirectiveForce magnets for fast heading lock-on.

Features

  • Movable sun shield
  • Compact, low-profile design
  • Quick push-button removal for storage and security
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$64.18
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Details

Explorer Compass Features

  • 2 3/4" Easy to Read Direct Reading Dial
  • Quick Push-Button Removal of Compass Module for Storage and Security
  • Choice of Colors
  • Internal Green Night Illumination
  • Built-in Compensators to Easily Adjust for Deviation
  • Scientifically Matched Sapphire Jewel & Hardened Steel Pivot Dial Movement
  • Powerful DirectiveForce Magnets for Fast Heading Lock-on
  • High Temperature Composite Construction for Extended Operating Range
  • 100% Repairable
  • Exclusive 5-Year Ritchie Warranty
Notable Specifications:

Replacement Parts

  • Light Assembly: 12 Volt: EX-0005-2; 6 Volt: EX-0099-2

    Notes:

    All compasses come standard with 12 volt lighting. 24 volt lighting option is available.

    Some custom built OEM models may have different lighting. Contact Ritchie for replacement lighting. 
Image Part # Product Description Price Stock Order
Ritchie S-53 Explorer Compasses S-53 S-53 explorer compass, black
$64.18
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Ritchie S-53 Explorer Compasses S-53G S-53G explorer compass, gray
$64.18
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Ritchie S-53 Explorer Compasses S-53W S-53W explorer compass,white
$64.18
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