I had no problem attaching one to my dashboard with 2-sided tape.
A compass isn't a GPS, and serves a different purpose.
Sometime you just want to know in what direction you're heading.
A compass does that best.
Yeah, and mine has a time function too, but I use the dash clock.
I only use the GPS for the mapping it provides to an address, which
means I usually don't bring it.
Unless your GPS has an electronic compass (mine doesn't) you have be
moving to get a bearing, and you have to have a signal. It's a
Electronic compasses have to be kept calibrated, and need a steady
My floating ball magnetic compass does a better job telling me what
direction I'm going. I'm happy with it.
They have folding fins so they can glide onto a target from the top of
the ballistic arc. I don't know how much maneuvering is possible. I'd
assume you would have to be fairly close with the unassisted ballistic
On 06/10/2015 08:35 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
I haven't looked lately but there was one down the road like that. It
had been closed to vehicle traffic about 25 years ago and washed out
completely in '95 but it was still showing up on some of the digital maps.
Urban areas get updated frequently, rural areas not so much.
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