Retractable Compass This is one of the best ideas in compasses out there. Let’s face it if you put a compass on a console it is hard to get the compass to line up. If you put the same compass on a wrist it can be daunting to get your arm out the way you want. The retractable compass makes life nice and easy all you do is grab it and pull. When done just let go. What could be simpler?