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Compass Manufacture Report

Discussion in 'Gadgets & Gear' started by MarkJ, Apr 5, 2012.

  1. MarkJ


    Jul 14, 2003
    Brunton now has a new compass series called O.S.S., all of which retain the circle-on-circle magnetized disk feature of the old Eclipse line. It is important to note that ALL Brunton compasses with the O.S.S. designation will be assembled in Wyoming from components sourced from only USA manufacturers.

    Last edited: Apr 16, 2012
  2. Harayasu


    Jun 18, 2009
    Thanks for the info. I own a Recta DS50 for several years now, didn't know that Suunto owns Recta.
  3. PropThePolecat


    Jan 31, 2009
    Thanks for the informative post.

    Too bad the Swedish Silvas aren't sold in the US. They really are great compasses.
  4. thatotherguy


    Oct 9, 2011
    I have not had goodluck with Silva or Brunton. Never had a Suunto or Recta compass, but I am happy with my Cammenga. I'm not gonna mess with something that I got right for myself.
  5. bigcountry1315


    Aug 3, 2009
    I have some older Silva compasses that were made in Sweden.I now only buy Suunto and Cammenga products. Thanks for the information. These companies buy U.S. business and then send it all off to China. Good example of this is Marble Arms.Made here in Gladstone,Mi for 100 years and WR Case bought them out and sent everything to China.Marbles were some of the best knives you could own.Now they are straight up junk!

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