Posted by caleb scoefield
I have a question for my fellow surveyors out there who are in the same boat as I am. I am a union surveyor and I work in the heavy-highway industry. Mainly doing bridges, roadway construciton and some foundation/building work. I have been working for the last four years with only one companion...my Leica TPS 1200 Robotic. I have often found myself in a situation where I have to lay something out, for example column lines for anchor bolts...and I know how I would do it if I had an instrument man and a Topcon 303 B...I would set the gun on a column line, take my backsight and turn 90's till the cows came home....but now that its just me and my 1 second robotic instrument, how should I proceed?
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