Articles by Richard Abbott

I think it is time people realised that the only "sacred"

Posted By Richard Abbott on 5/4/2010 at 6:44 PMsurveying is that done by boundary surveyors to establish and reestablish boundary positions and prepare the associated legally required documentation to maintain the cadastre.The US
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Where there are no motels....

Posted By Richard Abbott on 4/12/2009 at 8:26 PM How many surveyors and crew have had the expereince to actually survey out of motel accommodation range?Being first into a wilderness
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Senior Surveyor...

Posted By Richard Abbott on 4/9/2009 at 11:34 PM Is given in one eminent POB surveyor's Profile.What makes one a Senior Surveyor?Age?Experience?Or other??(Not long grey hair)RADUTo read the rest of
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Stringing poll to top..... some observations

Posted By Richard Abbott on 3/24/2009 at 8:15 PMAndrew Johnson asked can you use stringing for boundary work. A very valid Q.The very short answer is generally NO. Because you
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So how do you guys go out every day in deep snow?

Posted By Richard Abbott on 1/29/2009 at 8:59 PMAt least with our heat wave where over 41C we can go out early in the morning until about 10am....Or spend a
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"I was always told to check and recheck and got lazy."

Posted By Richard Abbott on 9/16/2008 at 11:13 PM was posted by a wanta B LS.I can tell all young guns from 40 years expereince that every time U get
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a simple in field solution required...

Posted By Richard Abbott on 9/9/2008 at 7:05 PM Set up over point 2 RL 99.70sight point 1 the TBM RL 100.00TS reading for point 1 TBM 100.007.Need to set
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Please keep your posts professional ....TTT

Posted By Richard Abbott on 8/26/2008 at 8:18 PM There were some interesting comments posted way down below I think that the issue is succinctly covered by rules 5 and
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