This compass is said to be the biggest step forward in compass design for 20 years.
Used by 13 times world champion Thierry Gueorgiou
Developed by experienced WMOC Australian orienteer Warren Key
The str8 has three pointing lines, the main one being uninterupted through the centre of the compass with the two outside pointers being optically enhanced.
At the end of the compass is a positioning tip, this feature helps your thumb hold pressure on the map so your exact position can be referred to quickly and precisely.The needle is offset, incresing the map viewing area by 200 sq mm.
The 5mm thick plastic body is made of exceptionally clear plastic and the capsule is manufactured from Aluminium alloy for extra strength.
The thumb elastic has three positions that it can be fixed into allowing personalised fine tuning of the thumb position.