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The Staedtler 550 Compass is precision compass that's ideal for students' first technical drawing exercises. Ribbed legs offer an easier grip, while the universal adapter accommodates almost any writing instrument.
Measuring 4-7/8" (12 cm) long, this compass draws circles up to 11-13/16" (30 cm). It includes a storage box with an integrated ruler.
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I love block's products
By Mi mi
from New work
Comments about Staedtler 550 Compass with Universal Adapter:
It always work on my projects and it is good quality ever
Bottom Line Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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I really love that you can fit any type of pencil or marker into this compass. It's easier and less clumsy to use than those old circle master compasses. The only downside is that the pointy part isn't that pointy, so it tends to slip out of place if you're not being super careful. If there was a way to fix that part this would be perfect. But still a pretty good deal!
Better scholastic grade but still has concerns
By PVHS Art
from Henderson, CO
I ordered this item hoping to get something better than the flimsy plastic ones that my students tend to struggle to keep from slipping open as they draw. The metal body is nice but after using for one project the students were popping the point out of the unit rendering it mostly useless. It the point wasn't removed, the little plastic screw had been damaged or gone. These were mostly freshman high school kiddos... I will admit that changes in classroom and supply management helped BUT I wish I had known before I ordered.
Merchant response: We're sorry if these compasses didn't meet your needs as expected. A member of our Customer Care Team will be in touch with you to see how we can help.
Love this compass!
By Ms. Hill
This compass is very durable and works very well. The company shipped the stuff on a timely manner.
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