The Model 8* Elite compass combines the stability of the Model 9 compass with the speed of the model 2 compass, using a special star shaped disk in the capsule. Select from any of the 6 Moscompass plate options.
A new compass from a new company. The Str8 compass has some few features that stand out: - an adjustable thumb angle. Ever had to worry about whether your direction arrow was pointing straight ahead of you? The Str8 compass has three different angle settings for your thumb strap to avoid that problem - an anti-slip map gripper on the base of the thumb plate - a 95 mm direction line that runs right through the compass module - a sharp corner at the tip to mark your spot on the map
Longtime supplier of orienteering equipment around the world, Silva compasses are widely recognized. Two rubber pads beneath the thumb aid in maintaining good contact with the map. Each compass comes with a hard shell zippered carrying case, with space for a second compass, a magnifier, or an SI finger stick.
The newest compass from Silva, the Arc Jet, has a reworked capsule design, and new removable thumb pad to allow users to customize the feel between thumb and map. The clear capsule allows for excellent map visibility. The Arc Jet comes with two thumb straps - a softer and a firmer version for personal choice.
The Silva Arc Jet OMC compass is Silva's new wrist compass. One loop of the adjustable elastic strap goes around the wrist, while the other fits over the thumb, allowing it to sit comfortably and stay in place. The wrist compass fits on either left or right wrist. It is a super option for mountain bike and ski-orienteering .
Did you know? Compasses need to be balanced for different regions of the world. For orienteering outside of Europe or North America, you will want a different compass. The O-Store carries compasses for Brazil / South America and for Australia / New Zealand