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Parallel Rules

These clear acrylic rules combine the features of protractor plotters with basic parallel rules. Deluxe and Standard models are inscribed with full 180 protractor markings. Deluxe model features brass arms. Standard and Value models have brushed aluminum arms. 15"L x 2-3/4"W. Lifetime warranty.

Product Models
Description WM Model # MFG Part # Availability Price Quantity  
Standard Rule 6723464 141
In stock online.

$19.99

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Deluxe Rule 2661734 142
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$37.99

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Value Rule 2661759 145
In stock online.

$11.99

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These clear acrylic rules combine the features of protractor plotters with basic parallel rules. Deluxe and Standard models are inscribed with full 180 protractor markings. Deluxe model features brass arms. Standard and Value models have brushed aluminum arms. 15"L x 2-3/4"W. Lifetime warranty.

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Weems & PlathParallel Rules
 
4.6

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Accurate (9)
  • Strong construction (8)
  • Easy to set up (6)
  • Compact (5)
  • Reliable (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Day trip (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Outdoor enthusiast (6), Gearhead (3)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (4)

Reviewed by 11 customers

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4.0

Simple device for a not always simple activity

By Seators

from Marblehead, MA

About Me Gearhead, Outdoor Enthusiast

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Accurate
  • Simple Controls
  • Strong Construction

Cons

  • Slides a little

Best Uses

    Comments about Parallel Rules:

    Everyone should know how to plot a course of you do more than tinker around the harbor. These make it that much easier. Wish the cork was a bit more tacky... You really have to apply some pressure to keep it from slipping. Maybe as it gets broken in it will spread easier and slide less.

    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Performs as expected

    By Tom

    from Atlanta

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Accurate
    • Compact
    • Easy To Set Up
    • Reliable Performance
    • Strong Construction

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about Parallel Rules:

        Haven't had a lot of experience using the parallel rule, but so far it works as expected.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        This item help me to create awesome ideas with my chart.

        By Fernandtek

        from Luquillo, PR

        About Me Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy To Set Up

        Cons

        • Difficult To Read

        Best Uses

        • Day Trips

        Comments about Parallel Rules:

        This product is the best tool to get the better information from
        The charts

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        It gets the job done

        By Blaze

        from Ann Arbor, MI

        About Me Outdoor Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Accurate
        • Easy To Set Up
        • Simple Controls

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Charting Table

          Comments about Parallel Rules:

          Works like a champ! But you do need "space" to use these effectively (just like you need space to work on charts in general). Simple tool whose design has been unchanged in years, but it works!

          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Sturdy - Works like it should

          By mskidenver

          from Denver, CO

          About Me Gearhead, Outdoor Enthusiast

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Accurate
          • Easy To Set Up
          • Strong Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Parallel Rules:

              The Standard Rule are clear with aluminum hinges, they are the middle priced rule.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Parallel Rule

              By Capt. Jack

              from Rock Hall, MD

              About Me Bad With Directions, Professional

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Compact
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

                Comments about Parallel Rules:

                I acquired this to compete in my first regatta - made navigation through the course a lot more accurate and fun.

                Service and delivery comments:

                Delivered quickly and on time.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Sometimes, you want the best

                By Bill

                from San Francisco

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Accurate
                • Inspires confidence
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Parallel Rules:

                    For those critical functions, like navigation, you cannot go cheap - you must have the very best in quality and functionality. Weems and Plath delivers.

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Simple tool makes trip planning easy

                    By Bob at The Other Office

                    from Dayton, Ohio

                    About Me Boating enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Accurate
                    • Compact
                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Time saving

                    Cons

                    • None

                    Best Uses

                    • Day Trips
                    • Lake boating
                    • River Trips
                    • Survival

                    Comments about Parallel Rules:

                    Makes plotting a course easy. Great for checking the accuracy of your GPS.

                     
                    5.0

                    Great

                    By Firstmate

                    from River Edge, NJ

                    About Me Avid Adventurer, Gearhead, Outdoor Enthusiast

                    Verified Reviewer

                    Pros

                    • Accurate
                    • Compact
                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Reliable Performance
                    • Simple Controls
                    • Strong Construction
                    • Waterproof

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Cruising
                      • Day Trips
                      • Fishing
                      • Long trips
                      • River Trips
                      • Survival

                      Comments about Parallel Rules:

                      I use this all the time for navigation and love it. The see through design makes it easy to read, and the price is very reasonable.

                       
                      5.0

                      great

                      By Nautical Nick

                      from Lavallette, NJ

                      About Me Avid Adventurer, Boating enthusiast, Diver, Fisherman, Outdoor Enthusiast

                      Pros

                      • Accurate
                      • Reliable Performance
                      • Strong Construction
                      • Waterproof

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Ocean cruising

                        Comments about Parallel Rules:

                        Great value for your money. Very good product.

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