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Range Finder anyone???
« on: February 21, 2006, 10:55:23 AM »
Can anyone get a hold of some surveying equipement or a range finder of some sort so we can measure all the pins at Prairie Center??

This is something that would only take a couple hours to do and I would be more then happy to help if somebody has the equipement and time.
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« Reply #1 on: February 21, 2006, 11:14:12 AM »
Check with Rick and John. Soemone has one. I used it last year at WyCo. I think it may be the club's. Maybe someone can get it to you tonight at the meeting.

I want to shoot the distances of some holes at WyCo this wekeend but I think Mark Arnold is going to bring his range finder out and do it.
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« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2006, 12:10:10 PM »
I dont have either, but another option is if someone has a handheld GPS unit.  Those are pretty darn accurate from what I understand.
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« Reply #3 on: February 21, 2006, 12:17:07 PM »
I've actually heard those can be more accutrate than a range finder if you do it right. I don't have access to one though.
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« Reply #4 on: February 21, 2006, 07:13:01 PM »
a cheap GPS like I have isn't very accurate, just to warn you.  A rangefinder would be much more accurate, but a surveyor's GPS would be best.  Can the city/county/P&R do anything?

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« Reply #5 on: February 23, 2006, 03:40:09 PM »
Surveying is an expensive business that you probably don't want to get involved in, unless you're designing a course.  
   Most counties have GIS that they've used in creating property lines, road right of ways, etc.   This will have aerial photography as well as property dimensions that you could get printed off at a measurable scale.  I'm sure most tee pads will show up, but I doubt you could see any baskets.  The maps cost around $10-$20. Its the cheapest place to start.

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« Reply #6 on: February 23, 2006, 11:00:16 PM »
I've got one of those rolling wheels that measures in feet, supposed to be accurate to within one percent.  I'll measure the distances very soon.  Later-Bob Hayett

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« Reply #7 on: March 07, 2006, 07:45:19 AM »
Andy, how the hell did you get your Avatar outside the site limits like that?

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« Reply #8 on: March 07, 2006, 07:54:35 AM »
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I tried to make it smaller, but it is a link to a webpage so it pulls the original size from it.
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« Reply #9 on: March 07, 2006, 10:12:44 AM »
nice quote Andy, im a huge 311 fan also.
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« Reply #10 on: March 07, 2006, 05:20:32 PM »
Bruce from Odessa does surveying I think..
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