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I plan to have a whiskey compass in the rear panel. What measures do I need to take to ensure I avoid nasty magnetic fields? Degaussing? brass nuts/captives on the instrument machine screws?


I would like to replace with a vertical card compass after DAR inspection, but not if it has problems functioning consistantly...are these DG look_alikes inferior? or just a different animal?


Is there a position in the panel that suits the compass best? To me it looks like center top is best on the Skybolt..furthest away from the steel frame.
 

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