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Map Tools & Aids


Compass Protractor

COMPASS PROTRACTOR

The Compass Protractor allows you to easily plot your compass headings on a map. Measuring 3.5 inches in diameter, this transparent circle measures in degrees (360). It can be conveniently carried in your shirt pocket, with your map, in your pack, or with your notebook.

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13201 - Compass Protractor - $2.00

Land Measure Compass

LAND MEASURE COMPASS w/ARM

The Land Measure Compass with Arm is a great land navigation tool when plotting courses on a map. The Meridian lines can be lined up with those on your map, and the moveable arm swung to determine your heading in degrees. Measuring 5 inches in diameter with a 3 inch arm.

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13202 - Land Measure Compass with Arm - $5.25

POCKET SIZED UTM GRID PLOTTER

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The Pocket Sized UTM Grid Plotter measures only 2-3/4" x 2-3/4" and are truly "pocket sized"! The Grid Plotter is used to plot UTM or MGRS coordinates on a 1:24,000 scale map. The tool divides a 1 kilometer grid square into 100 meter squares. Align the tool on the map grid and read off the easting and northing values. This is one of my favorite tools as it is scaled for USGS maps.

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13210 - Pocket Sized UTM Grid Plotter - $2.75

POCKET SIZED UTM CORNER RULERS

Pocket Sized UTM Corner RulerPocket Sized UTM Corner Ruler


The Pocket Sized UTM Corner Rulers measure only 2-3/4" x 2-3/4" and are truly "pocket sized"! The Corner Rulers are a set of 3 UTM/MGRS "roamers" for 1:24,000, 1:25,000, and 1:50,000 scale maps. The 1:24k and 1:25k corners allow you to divide a 1 kilometer map grid with 10m precision. The 1:5k corner provides 20m precision.

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13211 - Pocket Sized UTM Corner Rulers - 3.75

MILITARY STYLE MGRS/UTM
GRID READER & PROTRACTOR - (GTA 5-2-12)

Military Style Grid Reader

This tool is equivalent to the Graphic Training Aid 5-2-12 Coordinate and Protractor used by the United States and NATO military forces around the world. However, this tool offers significant benefits over the standard issue GTA 5-2-12. This tool is printed on 30 mil plastic stock with a protective coating. This makes it about the thickness and stiffness of a credit card. It's 33% thicker than the standard military issue version, so it's less likely to be bent or broken when you need to use it. It also has rounded corners to keep it from wearing holes in your pockets. It offers Scales: 1:25,000 x 1km/1:250,000 x 10km, 1:50,000 x 1km/1:500,000 x 10km, 1:10,000 x 100m/1:100,000 x 1km. Measures 5" x 5"

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13214 -Military Style MGRS/UTM Grid Reader & Protractor (GTA 5-2-12) $5.25

MILITARY STYLE MGRS/UTM
GRID READER & PROTRACTOR - (NEW STYLE)

Military Style Grid Reader New

This tool is an improved version of the Graphic Training Aid 5-2-12 Coordinate Scale and Protractor, show above. By using a slot on one side of the tool for access to the map, the tool can be more compact than the traditional GTA tool. The tool features several additional map scales, including 1:24,000, which is the most common topographical map scale found within the United States, including the 7.5 minute USGS maps. The 1:100,000 scale now spans 5km grid lines, making it much more usable. Plus the overall dimensions have been reduced so that it is the size of a music CD, easily fitting into a pocket or any slot where you could store a CD. The tool is printed on 30 mil plastic with a protective coating. This makes it about the thickness and stiffness of a credit card. It's 33% thicker than the standard military issue version, so it's less likely to be bent or broken when you need it. It has rounded corners which keep it from wearing holes in your pockets. Scales: 1:24,000 x 1km, 1:25,000 x 1km/1:250,000 x 10km, 1:50,000 x 2 km/1:500,000 x 20km, 1:10,000 x 500m/1:100,000 x 5km. Compass Rose in both Degrees and Mils. Measures 4.5" x 4.5".

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13215 -Military Style MGRS/UTM Grid Reader & Protractor (New Style) $6.75

CLEAR PLASTIC 6" RULER

Clear Plastic Ruler

Great for working with maps, or for EDC (Every Day Carry) in your notebook, this clear plastic 6" ruler provides both Inch and Metric increments. Inch increments provide 1/16" markings. Measures 6-1/4" long by 1" wide. Weighs 0.1 oz.

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18066 - Clear Plastic 6" Ruler - $1.00

UTM Using Your GPS with the
Universal Mercator Map Coordinate System

By John Carnes

UTM BookletGrid Plotter


This booklet is a great starting point for beginning GPS users and folks that want to learn about UTM, MGRS, and USNG coordinates. With lots of illustrations and step by step instructions, readers will be converting between map locations and UTM coordinates in no time! The booklet includes a 1:24,000 scale "Pocket Sized Grid Plotter" (see above) for use with 7.5 minute USGS topographical maps. This may be a small booklet (50 pages) but provides a wealth of information and great graphics!

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23206 - UTM - Using Your GPS with the UTM Map Coordinate System - by John Carnes - $7.00

DRYDOC MAP CASES

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Small Map Case

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Large Map Case

The Seattle Sports Waterproof DryDoc Map Cases are ideal for protecting all of your maps. Built with an eco-friendly PVC-Free film that's super puncture proof, these cases are as tough as they are useful. A positive-snap ZiplocĀ®-type closure makes them extremely easy to use. With their simplicity, they are also an inexpensive solution offering great protection to your maps or valuable documents. The Small Map Case measures 5.75" wide x 9-3/4" high (to the zipper) and the Large Map Case measures 11.5" wide x 14-3/4" high (to the zipper).

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