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Old 07-19-2012, 03:13 PM   #1
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Default 2001 2400 SCR Replacement Compass

I'm afraid I have to replace the original Danforth Compass, the cover has become clouded to the point where it is barely readable. I imagine
many people have been this route, would appreciate information on what compass model was used to replace the original.

Thanking you in advance.

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Old 07-19-2012, 05:44 PM   #2
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Douglas, have you tried automobile headlight lens cleaner on the cover? I know it works great on cloudy headlights.
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I replaced with a Ritchie compass and had to widen the hole. This required removing the glass on teh Starboard side windshield. NOT FUN!!
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Had to change my Danforth compass. The fluid dried up. West Marine has Danforth compasses and IMHO I would put the same one back in if you want to save time and trouble from installation differences that you will have with a Ritchie compass.

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I replaced mine with a Ritchie compass. Same size hole but the Ritchie was a little bit deeper. Instead of using starboard as a spacer went to Bed Bath and Beyond and got a white cutting board and cut it up.
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Used the headlight lens restoring kit, and I must admit that it worked out far better than expected. The compass exterior came to almost factory when I was finished. Still evidence of fading from being left in the sun uncovered too long, however for the most part, it worked great.

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you can try Viking Compass, they have a replacement for Danforth A-154 and C-351
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Had to change my Danforth compass. The fluid dried up. West Marine has Danforth compasses and IMHO I would put the same one back in if you want to save time and trouble from installation differences that you will have with a Ritchie compass.

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SCR2700 (1997). I just replaced my Danforth C-351 compass. If anyone is interested I will gladly provide details.
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SCR2700 (1997). I just replaced my Danforth C-351 compass. If anyone is interested I will gladly provide details.
Welcome aboard Mcgrew!!!!

This is contrary to how a forum works. If anyone is interested, please either post here, or in a dedicated thread and allow everyone to read the responses and contribute. Taking non-personal, boat related topics offline if frowned upon. Please don't solicitate such activity.
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