|6" Compass Oil PackTwo quart containers and one pint container of Ritchie Compass Oil, Enough Oil to fill the 6" Ritchie Globemaster or the 6" Danforth Constellation.|
|Dial assemblyOld style jewel posts with a straight shaft only are no longer available. All 6" dials come with new style jewel posts which are threaded on the bottom. They will retrofit easily to the old style.|
|Pivot w/ retainer "A"Used in Old Style 5",6",7",8" Constellations|
|6" Card (4-1/8" diameter) At this time The 6" dial is available in the 5 degree style only.|
|Jewel W/PostThe original style jewel post is a straight post only and is inserted into a threaded bushing, that style is no longer available. It was replaced with this version that is a one piece jewel post with bushing.|
|Gimbal PanWe do have some old style gimbal pans available, however old style gimbal rings are no longer available, the bowl will have to be modified to accept a new gimbal assembly if the ring is broken|
|6" Gimbal RingThe 6" gimbal ring is no longer available, if a replacement is needed we can modify the older bowl to accept the new style 6" gimbal and pan assembly|
|Screw, Light Retaining (4-40 flat head)|
|6" Low Level Light Assembly (12 Volt)The low level light has been discontinued and replaced with an LED kit see the Danforth lighting page for details|
|Light Retaining Bracket|
|Screw, Top Bezel Ring Retaining (6-32 Flat head)|
|DomeThe 6" dome measures 6-5/16" in diameter at the base.|
|Screw, Light Bracket Retaining (4-40 fillister head)|
|Gimbal Ring and Lubbers Line Pan AssemblyThe 6" Gimbal rings are no longer available. Replacement will require the bowl and jewel post be adapted to accept a newer version of the 6" gimbal and pan assembly.
We do have gimbal pans without rings in stock|
|Filler Plug gasketThis filler plug gasket is used on 6 of the Constellation compasses. 4"(Key#29), 5" old style(Key#27), 5" New Style(Key#30), 6"(Key#27), 7"(Key#27), and the 8" Constellation|
|Filler Plug (Brass)|
|Diaphram , Expansion (4" diameter) Used on 5" and 6 " Constellations6" Constellations made prior to approximately 1980 used a larger Diaphram (4.5" in diameter)|
|Expansion Diaphram 4-1/2" diameter (used on Danforth and Kelvin White 6" Constellations made prior to 1980|
This Diaphram measures 4-1/2" in diameter, used on Wilfrid O White, Kelvin White and Danforth 6" Constellations made prior to 1980. Measure the old diaphram (out of the compass) before ordering
Temporarily out of stock
|Expansion Retaining Screw (6-32 fillister head)|
| Expansion Retaining Ring (5" Old Style & 6" New Style)This diaphram retainer is used on the old style 5" Constellations as well as the new style 6" Constellations that have a 3-7/8" diaphram|
|GETTING YOUR COMPASS REPAIREDViking Compass Repair Service specializes in marine compass repair.
We repair compasses manufactured from the early 1800's to present day marine compasses.|
We are an authorized warranty repair station for most compass manufacturers, including but not limited to E.S.Ritchie, Danforth, Rule, C. Plath.
We also repair compasses by: Aquameter, Star Compass Co, Marine Compass Co., Dirigo, Wilfrid O. White and Sons, Kelvin White, Wilcox Crittendon, John Bliss, Baker Lyman, Lionel
In January 2010 Viking Instruments purchased the entire inventory of Danforth and Aquameter compass parts as well as the tooling necessary to continue manufacturing replacement compass parts. Viking Instruments is the exclusive manufacture and distributer of Danforth and Aquameter compass parts and service.
If you are interested in getting an estimate to repair your compass. Pack it up carefully and ship it to;
Viking Instruments, Inc.
182 Summer St #158
Kingston MA 02364
Please be sure to include your name, address and phone number with the compass. We will contact you via telephone or email within 2-3 working days from receipt of your compass.
Most current production compasses can be repaired and be ready for return shipment less than two weeks of the date of customer approval.
If you wish to speak to someone in our shop concerning your compass you may call 781-585-2100 Monday- Thursday From 9:30-4:30 E.S.T.