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Cammenga Compass Lensatic Tritium US Military

Cammenga Corp
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This lensatic compass has been used by US troops, foreign militaries, law enforcement, special forces, and outdoor enthusiasts for decades. Tritium light sources provide readability in total darkness.

Features and Specifications:
Manufacturer Number: 3H
Luminosity: Tritium
Jewel bearing: Sapphire
Rotating Bezel: Bi-directional
Climate capacity: -50F to+150F.
Casting: Aluminum
Lanyard: Included
Waterproof Carrying Pouch: LC-1 pouch with belt clip
New Expected luminous life: 10 years
Accuracy: Per MIL-PRF-10436N
Dial readings: Degrees and mils.
Damping process: Induction (no liquid required)
Body: Olive drab
Pouch: Olive drab
One year warranty

For warranty issues, contact Cammenga info@cammenga.com

Item#: CAM-121
Total number of Reviews: 14

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5.0 5
"I've had several compasses from time to time through out my travels , some claim to be the ultimate compass made, some are VERY EXPENSIVE! I've also used an have GPS units, of course the GPS have their limitations.... (batteries) I have this very compass. it is by far the most thought out and most usefull compass of its kind!!! when you stop to think of all of its features you will come to fully appreciate its design. Its design is over 30 years old and still in service with our military (theres something to be said about that) the tritium is good for a minium of 12 years and it worth having if you have to relie on it often! The phosphorent version is just as good! I had one devise given to me to use for navagational purposes this is what I would ask for every time! being able to take sighting headings from land marks or getting my headings from a map. this thing will do it all!!!! even distance (scale is 1:50,000 ) distance of its scale unfolded is about roughly 3 miles . Compass is also easy to learn how to use, even for the neophyt.. I highly recomend this compass to anyone who requires a good solid piece of navagational equipment , its worth the money!!! get a cammenga!!!"
5.0 5
"Pretty standard military stuff. You have to love the Tritium for the night. Worth the money."
1.0 5
"Maybe I don't have too much knowledge on compasses but this one does not look like it's worth the price. I got it today, as always very quality service by cheaperthandirt. But I am returning this item right away. It doesn't look like an expensive compass."
5.0 5
"This is the best compass for the money. Tritium will last 10 years. Very solid and well built."
5.0 5
"If you are working with topographical maps or cutting an azimuth, this is the tool you need."
5.0 5
"I used this compass in the Marines. It was the only one we were allowed to have and I'm thankful. This compass is the best for anyone who has any idea of how to land nav. It never failed me in Iraq or throughout my time in the Military. I had to buy this as I wasn't allowed to keep mine from the Corps. Good buy."
5.0 5
"I have carried one of these for 11 year and many deployments. The compass i have was given to me by my father in 1999 when i finished Inf Basic. It is marked 06/83 and still works fine. this will be one of the tings I pass on to my son."
5.0 5
"The baseplate of this compass is marked differently than the one I was issued in the Marine Corps. I\uFFFDm not sure if this is because this is a commercial model or because they changed the markings, but this one is missing the radiological hazard symbol. (Although it is noted that it contains tritium) \"120mCi 3H\" Aside from that minor difference, this compass is identical to the one I used in the military. It arrived in new, unused condition; in a plastic bag with an ALICE compass pouch and a green lanyard. The compass body is green hard-anodized aluminum and is very solid. All pivot points lock up tight, the tritium glows very brightly, the sighting wire is perfectly straight, and it only takes 2-3 seconds for the needle to find north. Also, when the compass is closed, it locks the needle so it won\uFFFDt be damaged by rough handling. This is a great compass for the money, and in my opinion, the best out there for land-nav. This is the best price for a new one that I have found on the internet. CPL, USMC"
5.0 5
"What more can you say about the best compass in the world?It's the customer service provided by Cheaper Than Dirt that makes buying from them a joy. I have never been more satisfied with any company in my life. I'm proud that they are in Texas. Well done, CTD."
4.0 5
"Pretty awesome, reminds me of my Dad's Vietnam era compass I would play with as a kid. Works great, solid build, don't go for the cheap version...buy it right the first time. An essential piece of gear, and an art that should not be forgotten in the new world order of GPS and iPhone."
5.0 5
"Excellent condition! Durable, not made of plastic. Comes with it's own case. My wife and I both purchased a quality item."
5.0 5
"Purchased and received the next day. As usual, Cheaper Than Dirt's customer service is superb. The compass is what I expected. Very similar to what I used in the Marines during the 80's. Very well constructed. Ready to get out there and get back into land navigation!"
5.0 5
"For those of you wondering this is the actual Cammenga compass with Tritium inserts. This is the same compass that I used in the Corps. The compass is just as I remember it with rotating bezel equaling three degrees per click. Dial shows degrees and mils. Solid build with locking dial when lens sight is put in down position. Not a fake or copy. Worth the money. If you buy quality once, you don't have to buy it twice."
5.0 5
"This is the best compass I have ever used. I do a lot of star watching I like using this compass, more the my GPS. It seems more sporting. P.S. The person that gave it a one star may not know much about lensatic compass."