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WEEMS & PLATH
Ultralight Dividers/Compass

$19.99

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Model # 5491428 | Mfg # 176

Product Description

Synchronized arms and center adjustment knob allow for one-handed use and fast, precision adjustment. 7"L.

  • Brushed aluminum alloy arms have stainless-steel points
  • Points can be replaced by pencil leads for use as a compass

Specs

Ultralight Dividers/Compass

Type Divider
Warranty Details Lifetime Warranty

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Weems & Plath Ultralight Dividers/Compass
 
4.6

(based on 11 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Accurate (9)
  • Strong construction (8)
  • Compact (6)
  • Easy to set up (5)
  • Simple controls (5)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

No Best Uses
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Outdoor enthusiast (3)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Excellent Dividers

These dividers are extremely accurate and very well made. The thumb wheel makes for very easy one-hand operation, and they can be quickly made into a compass as well. Their construction allows them...Read complete review

These dividers are extremely accurate and very well made. The thumb wheel makes for very easy one-hand operation, and they can be quickly made into a compass as well. Their construction allows them to hold the measured distance very accurately and for a nearly indefinite period. Over the past 10 years or so, I have used almost every brand and type of dividers available (even the specialty ones), and these are by far the best. Try these out and I'm sure, that like me, you will never use anything else.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Good set of dividers

Good set of dividers. Would buy again.

Good set of dividers. Would buy again.

Reviewed by 11 customers

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5.0

This is a great product!

By Capt Mark

from Scranton, Pa

About Me Power User

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up
  • Easy To Use
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Upgrade

    Comments about Weems & Plath Ultralight Dividers/Compass:

    Very easy to use. Makes accurate plotting measurements. Well made, good price...

    • Primary use:
    • Business
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    5.0

    Great dividers

    By Love the Water

    from Treasure island, Fl

    About Me Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Set Up
    • Easy To Use

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Upgrade

      Comments about Weems & Plath Ultralight Dividers/Compass:

      Bought another pair for my OUPV class. Then bought these. The dial makes it easier to be more exact

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
       
      5.0

      Highly recommend it!

      By Captain B

      from Winter Garden, FL

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Accurate
      • Compact
      • Reliable Performance
      • Simple Controls
      • Strong Construction

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Coastal navigation

        Comments about Weems & Plath Ultralight Dividers/Compass:

        I picked up a cheaper version from West Marine, and that worked fine for everyday use and short trips. I picked up this version when I enrolled in a Coastal Navigation course. The dividers are very accurate and easy to use. I recommend paying a few extra bucks for this version. Worth the money!

        Service and delivery comments:

        Excellent service, prompt delivery.

         
        4.0

        Great Prodcut

        By Capt. Lawrence

        from Dallas, TX

        About Me Avid Adventurer, Outdoor Enthusiast, Professional

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Backcountry Camping
          • Day Trips
          • River Trips
          • Road Trips
          • Survival

          Comments about Weems & Plath Ultralight Dividers/Compass:

          Great product. Just used it to plot my next sailing adventure. Its small enough not to be a burden when traveling. Also, pretty durable. )

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Very nice, very accurate

          By gpdno

          from Venice, FL

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Navigation

            Comments about Weems & Plath Ultralight Dividers/Compass:

            Very nice set of dividers. By far the best and most accurate I have used. I'm taking a celestial navigation class so I have used a number of different dividers. These are by far the best I've used.

             
            5.0

            Easy to adjust AND stable settings

            By EdinaBob

            from Minneapolis, MN

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Accurate
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Stable

            Cons

            • None

            Best Uses

              Comments about Weems & Plath Ultralight Dividers/Compass:

              This divider is very easy to open and close quickly, yet it holds its position once set. Precision points and stable design combine with ease of use to make this one of the best on the market

               
              5.0

              Best Divider I have found!

              By Casper

              from Fort Gratiot, MI

              About Me Avid Adventurer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Accurate
              • Compact
              • Reliable Performance
              • Simple Controls
              • Strong Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Trip Planning

                Comments about Weems & Plath Ultralight Dividers/Compass:

                Great product, well made, multiple tips, easy to use.

                 
                4.0

                Very nice dividers

                By Bronc4x

                from Kennewick, Wa

                About Me Gearhead, Outdoor Enthusiast, Professional

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Accurate
                • Compact
                • Simple Controls
                • Strong Construction

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about Weems & Plath Ultralight Dividers/Compass:

                    Very nice dividers, easy to use

                     
                    5.0

                    worth the extra money

                    By Pete

                    from Cola, SC

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Accurate
                    • Compact
                    • Strong Construction

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about Weems & Plath Ultralight Dividers/Compass:

                        better than the divider in the kit

                         
                        3.0

                        Good set of dividers

                        By Oldsoul

                        from Long Beach, CA

                        About Me Outdoor Enthusiast

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Accurate
                        • Compact
                        • Strong Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Day Trips

                          Comments about Weems & Plath Ultralight Dividers/Compass:

                          Good set of dividers. Would buy again.

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