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Scalex MapWheel

    Scalex MapWheel

    The MapWheel™ is a simple, fast and accurate way to measure distances on maps or charts. See details

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    Item # 693288

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    The MapWheel™ is a simple, fast and accurate way to measure distances on maps or charts.

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    The MapWheel™ is a simple, fast and accurate way to measure distances on maps or charts.

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    The MapWheel™ is a simple, fast and accurate way to measure distances on maps or charts.

    • Tool allows RV users, campers, boaters and map enthusiasts to instantly measure distance in miles, kilometers or nautical miles
    • Easy to use--simply select the scale factor to match your map, roll the wheel on the map and read the measurement
    • Offers 19 built-in scales to choose from, plus the option to enter other scales manually
    • Buttons on the probe tip allow you to count stops or attractions, or add distances as you go
    • Clear audible tone indicates wheel movement
    • Auto shut-off to save batteries; uses 2 AAA batteries (included)

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    Scalex MapWheelis rated2.0out of5by1.
    Rated2out of5byfromtoo inaccurate for backpacking routesI hate taking things back to REI, it hurts us members. Nevertheless, I took this back. It is supposed to be accurate to within .25% (that's one-quarter percent, not 25%). I got it close to that on a 12" straight line, but on a typical switch-backing hiking route, it's useless. The wheel is too big to roll along accurately on the map, and you end up way off. A route that I know to be 18 miles came up as 12, that's not helpful info for planning a hike. So this thing might be good for planning driving routes, where being off by a few miles doesn't matter (but with the internet mapping services, why bother?) I wish it would work for hiking. If somebody could just come up with one where the measuring is done by a rolling ball like in a ballpoint pen, then you'd have something. Until then, take a pass. In fact, I recommend that REI drop this item.
    Date published: 2013-09-05

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