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Posted by Jeff Shaw on February 10, 2007 at 20:32:28:

In Reply to: Re: Compass with air inside posted by Ian on February 10, 2007 at 08:53:32:

I will eventually get a Suunto and a DSS boot for it.

But that was not the reason for the question.
The fact that I have four that have liquid missing just makes me want to fix them.
I drilled a small hole and extracted out some fluid. It really smells like a petroleum ether or turpentine. It was apparent where it was leaking. There were small fractures around the fill hole. I can seep some thin Cyano glue into these hairline cracks.

I plan to do some tests by filling it with some substance using a medical hypo and plug the hole with a viscus cyano glue.

Then probably give them to needy divers.

It has nothing to do with the quality of the compass. I t is just a challenge.

-Jeff



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