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Billy Brooks replied to Brian Gay's discussion Surveying formulas in the group Formulas That Work
"Hi Brian, I am confused by the date of your post.But i agree with Jim Crume, there is nothing wrong with your calculator so do not throw it away or sell it yet. But i started out  with Ti , But went to work for company who gave me a HP 67 to…"
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Surveying formulas

I am a rodman and i have three years of land surveying exp. but i am now doing industrial surveying work and next year i want to go retake my cst level 2 test. What i am wondering is there a easier formula basis to go off of then what is in the back of the field books so i can pass the test this time. I have already started studying a lil bit and know a lil bit but i want to know more from people who are better at surveying then me. The calculator i am using to practice and take my test is a ti…See More
Feb 16, 2016
Jim Crume P.L.S., M.S., CFedS replied to Brian Gay's discussion Surveying formulas in the group Formulas That Work
"Brian, I have taken many tests over the years and what I have found that helped me is mastering the calculator. Being really proficient with the calculator is one of the best things you can do. You don't have to learn all of it's…"
Aug 8, 2013
Scott D. Warner, PLS replied to Brian Gay's discussion Surveying formulas in the group Formulas That Work
"Brian, I remember feeling the same way when it was cram time for tests.  I can imagine that many others have felt the same.  What I have found is that it matters less which calculator you use than how well you can use it.  The three…"
Dec 12, 2011
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I am a rodman and i have three years of land surveying exp. but i am now doing industrial surveying work and next year i want to go retake my cst level 2 test. What i am wondering is there a easier formula basis to go off of then what is in the back of the field books so i can pass the test this time. I have already started studying a lil bit and know a lil bit but i want to know more from people who are better at surveying then me. The calculator i am using to practice and take my test is a ti…See More
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Formulas That Work

Formulas That Work is a surveyor support group for sharing common or not so common calculation shortcuts and formulas for survey data calculationsSee More
Dec 9, 2011
Scott D. Warner, PLS left a comment for Brian Gay
"Brian, I was wearing those same shoes many years ago.  I had a good mentor who helped me by handing me a HP48 with a COGO card in it, and a manual for both.  It was kind of like "take two of these and call me in the morning" kind…"
Dec 8, 2011

Welcome to the Surveying CommunityThis marks the beginning of a surveying legacy for our new Land Surveyors United member, Brian Gay. Welcome Brian Gay 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.

Dec 7, 2011

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Surveyor Bio:
industrial construction
Company
cb&i
I have experience with the following
construction staking, Construction, Other
How many years have you been surveying?
2
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
Total Stations, Automatic Levels

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At 8:47pm on December 8, 2011, Scott D. Warner, PLS said…

Brian, I was wearing those same shoes many years ago.  I had a good mentor who helped me by handing me a HP48 with a COGO card in it, and a manual for both.  It was kind of like "take two of these and call me in the morning" kind of prescription for my "ailment".  I asked him questions along the way and he asked me questions along the way to mastering this calculation device.  Which device do you prefer to calculate with?

 
 
 

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