General Tools Pencil Compass

Average reader rating
3.9
out of 5
Brand:
General Tools
Model:
842
Price:
$5

Description

* Carpenter quality compass is made of die-cast, rust-resistant metal
* Spring tension adjustment for marking up to 8" diameters
* Scribe guide for edge marking
* Includes #2 Pencil

Reader Reviews

Light Duty Compass

Review Summary

If you are looking for an inexpensive compass than this is the product for you. It is lightweight and makes for quick circles and curves, but it is very flexible and accurancy is not that good because it has a tendency to move around. Based on the cost it is not a bad value but for accurate dependable work I recommend something else.

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Detailed Ratings

3.8
out of 5

Performance

3

Features

4

Ease of Use

4

Value

4

OK for what it is

Review Summary

Good for occasional use for those who aren't concerned with fine accuracy but overall not a bad value for drawing small circles and arch's.I've had this in my shop for all of 25 years or more and it's been fine, but I have other ones for larger work that are much heavier duty than this one.

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Detailed Ratings

4.0
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Performance

4

Features

4

Ease of Use

4

Value

4

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