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Billy Brooks replied to Bernard Loeffler's discussion Topcon AG2 Theodolite Users Manual in the group Topcon Support Group
" Hi Bernie, Thanks for sharing this, I haven heard (mils) used in along time. Once a young surveyor saw it in my calculators conversions equations, I had stored and ask me what is mils. Then the Internet was n't a Data Base like now. But…"
Sep 13
Bernard Loeffler replied to Bernard Loeffler's discussion Topcon AG2 Theodolite Users Manual in the group Topcon Support Group
"HS (heavy sigh) I hear you. Some of the most difficult and memorable surveys I've done have been in the Mojave Desert in CA, and the jungles and mountains of Viet Nam. Learned alot of short cuts, but got a deep appreciation for accuracy...We…"
Sep 13
Billy Brooks replied to Bernard Loeffler's discussion Topcon AG2 Theodolite Users Manual in the group Topcon Support Group
" hi Bernie, lol, My wife has help me a lot on some tough surveys,cutting brush,I had to get her a wife size Kaiser blade. She help me chain a lot of sections in,and came in handy making  lunch everyday.Plus I could count on her being there…"
Sep 12
Bernard Loeffler replied to Bernard Loeffler's discussion Topcon AG2 Theodolite Users Manual in the group Topcon Support Group
"Thanks Billy.  I'm going to San Diego in two weeks to shoot a topo of a piece of land I bought, I wanted to calibrate before I use it again (it's been awhile), but for what I'm doing I'm sure it'll be fine. My wife…"
Sep 12
Billy Brooks replied to Bernard Loeffler's discussion Topcon AG2 Theodolite Users Manual in the group Topcon Support Group
" Hi Bernie, lol, I used one of these guns,they were made aright. But sorry for your bad luck,you think there would be laws against these people. but it has happen to me also. Do not give up I will keep you in mind and we still might find one. I…"
Sep 12
Bernard Loeffler replied to Bernard Loeffler's discussion Topcon AG2 Theodolite Users Manual in the group Topcon Support Group
"Thanks for all your help Billy, All these sites say they found the manual and it's ready for download, but want me to load all kinds of apps on my computer (malware). I did this on a computer that's easy to clean, and when I signed up and…"
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Topcon AG2 Theodolite Users Manual

Hey all, does anybody know where I can get a Topcon AG2 User's Manual? Thanks BernieSee More
Aug 30
Billy Brooks replied to Bernard Loeffler's discussion Topcon AG2 Theodolite Users Manual in the group Topcon Support Group
" Hi Bernie, I found more, that redirected to this same site. Was you just wanting the manual to your Gun or was there  a reason you needed it. To adjust or repair? Maybe I can find a manual on adjusting Theodolites of this…"
Aug 30
Bernard Loeffler replied to Bernard Loeffler's discussion Topcon AG2 Theodolite Users Manual in the group Topcon Support Group
"Thanks Billy, I'll take a look. But you're right, it is very hard to find. Thanks Bernie"
Aug 30
Billy Brooks replied to Bernard Loeffler's discussion Topcon AG2 Theodolite Users Manual in the group Topcon Support Group
"Hi Bernie,  I check my data base I did not have it ,this is a 1964 Manual it is hard to find. As you may have checked Topcon does not offer it any more. I did find some sites, and this is not all of them I will keep looking. The sites that I am…"
Aug 30
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Aug 29
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"I'm surprised that Wild Heerbrugg was not listed for favorite instruments. I really like the T-2 theodolite, and performed many amazing shots with one in Viet Nam. From astronomic azimuth to hour angle method (sun shots).As a young Army…"
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Welcome to the Surveying CommunityThis marks the beginning of a surveying legacy for our new Land Surveyors United member, Bernard Loeffler. Welcome Bernard Loeffler Your legacy in surveying will forever be remembered starting here. If it weren't for this member, we may have never known surveying culture in their corner of earth.

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I am here because I am a.
Retired Land Surveyor
Surveyor Bio:
I am a retired Army civil Engineer. I started as an 82C (Surveyor) many many years ago, and served as an artillery surveyor in Viet Nam. I still am active in survey, however I still do it "the old school" way with an optical theodolite I had a T-2 for several years, but all I have left is my Topcon AG2.
Company
BPLAA, Inc
Licenses Certifications or Awards
Past RLS (Not active)
Certified Building Official
Certified Healthcare Facility Manager
Certified Environmental Inspector
Retired Army Engineer Officer
I have experience with the following
topographic, boundary surveys, construction staking, topographic surveys, teaching, Construction, Military
How many years have you been surveying?
30+
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
Old school surveying, theodolite

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At 10:59am on August 29, 2017, Bernard Loeffler said…

I'm surprised that Wild Heerbrugg was not listed for favorite instruments. I really like the T-2 theodolite, and performed many amazing shots with one in Viet Nam. From astronomic azimuth to hour angle method (sun shots).As a young Army surveyor, I was really impressed  with what you could do with a theodolite. 

Bernie

 
 
 

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