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i find this schnelboot kompasstand or binnacle in flensburg germany

its the first thime i see this stand

the binnacle was meney years in a pub in kiel

its a chame they repainted in gold paint

as you see on the pics the original paint is stil onder the gold paint

my question

can sombody help my for find pitchers from this kompasstand on the schnelboot ???

the compas is missing

do enybody know ohne for sale so i can make it compleet












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ohne thing i dont understand ???

i find a few pics int my books from this piece on a e boat

but the 2 arm with the big magnets are always missing

enybody know way the screw them of on the e boat



Compasses mounted with those "iron balls" on the side are magnetic compasses. Maybe the one you have on the e-boat picture is a Gyro-compass.



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i think not

it 100% for the kugelkompas or the normal schnellbootkompas

here somme pics from the same on the schnelboat but the 2 arms are missing

so they screw the 2 arms of

in kompasstand you can also put magnets

deze kompasstand is zeker voor het normale bolglas kompas

het is mogelyk dat ze de armen eraf schroefde omdat je vanbinnen in de buis ook magneten kon zetten om het kompas te regelen

hier zyn enkele fotos die ik gevonden heb

je kan goed zien dat het dezelfde kompasstand is alleen dat de armen erafzyn

je kan op de orginele fotos zien dat er rond het kompashuis een rand in aluminium is om u aan vast te houden tydens slecht weer

dat ontbreekt by my

maar je kan wel de vyzen zien waar het met vastgeschroefd was

je kan ook de 4 bevestigingspunten zien voor de stand extra met 4 stalen kabels de stand vast te leggen

je moet eens goed naar de orginele fotos kyken

het is exackt dezelfde stand maar de armen zyn eraf je kan zelfs zien waar de 2 armen zaten juist boven de kabelbevestigingen

volgens my werden ze erafgehaald omdat het eventueel te veel plaats innam ???????of dat tydens stom je kon bezeren aan die armen ????

sorry myn engels is een ramp

best regards









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Maybe you are right. Nice thing and looks better in grey!



thanks floris

yes i know its a verry rare piece

i never see like this in compleet condition

wen i find the compass its a verry expensif thing

do you know a compas for sale ???? let my know

i sale the last years ??i think 4 compasses

and now wen i need ohne ?i dont find

but i gona find ohne in thime

thanks for answer

best regards


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here also a unik piece

do you know wth this is ?????

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First of all I must say a fantastic piece of work you have done on the compass, very nice.

The second thing, the TZR-Geber, as far as I remember it stands for Torpedo Ziel Richtungs-Geber, meaning Torpedo Target Bearing-Encoder. Also a nice piece

regards from Bremen

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