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Model # F-TRUARC5

Brunton TruArc 5 Baseplate Compass

Regular Price: $29.99
  • TruArc Global Needle system
  • Metric and Standard Scales
  • Tool-less Declination Compensation
  • Longer Baseplate & Magnifier
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Product Description

Brunton TruArc 5 is the go to compass for almost all recreational hikers as well as professional for determining a basic bearing. It uses the same high quality TruArc global need and liquid dial as the TruArc 3. It also has the same tool free declination adjustment but adds a longer baseplate with a scale and a map magnifier.

Its longer baseplate lets you triangulate your position or plot a route easily and precisely. The added magnifier lets you see the smallest details on any map. The TruArc 5 is compact to fit great in your hand and is the most widely used compass in the line for versatility, simplicity, and dependability.


  • TruArc Global Needle system
  • Metric and Standard Scales
  • Tool-less Declination Compensation
  • Map magnifier
  • Extended Baseplate
  • Globally Balanced
  • 2° Resolution
  • Waterproof to 300' Deep


Size: 2.9” x 4.2” x 0.6” (7.4 x 10.6 x 1.5cm) Weight: 1.8 ounces (51 grams)
Resolution: 2 degrees Waterproof Depth: 300' (91 m)
SKU: 080078915758 Country of Origin: USA


Package Contents

  • Brunton TruArc 5 Compass

Frequently Asked Questions

Does the TruArc 5 have a global needle? Will it work anywhere around the world?
The TruArc 5 uses Brunton's TruArc Global Needle system in the characteristic form outdoorsmen have trusted for generations.

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The Brunton Company provides the TruArc 5 with a Limited Lifetime Warranty.

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