A solid compass is one of the most important things a man can own, the lensatic compass is (I think) the best type of compass that exists, ipso facto, every man should own a lensatic compass. Or at least this is how I tried to explain it to my Mrs.

The lensatic compass allows the user to match a distant object with an exact compass bearing, this makes them very popular with serious military men, adventurers, loggers and boyscout leaders. This particular compass is made from die-cast zinc by a German manufacturer, it has an integrated clinometer & bubble level and weighs in at 7.4 oz.

Check it out here via Best Made NY.

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Silodrome was founded by Ben back in 2010, in the years since the site has grown to become a world leader in the alternative and vintage motoring sector, with millions of readers around the world and hundreds of thousands of followers on social media.

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