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Back of the levelling staff

Started this discussion. Last reply by Saffron Grant Oct 15, 2017. 2 Replies

Does anybody use the graduations on the back of a levelling staff? If so. what for? Or what have you used them for in the past?Read more →

Terms for 'Stake out' mode in different instruments.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Saffron Grant Aug 6, 2017. 17 Replies

Hi people,I am an instructor here in the UK and I'm in the process of writing a book on setting out. Your help would be very much appreciated.I use Leica and Topcon for training young engineers.  I'm…Read more →

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Saffron Grant replied to Saffron Grant's discussion Back of the levelling staff
"Hi, thanks for this. I'm familiar with the front of the staff, but I've never had any need to use the 1mm graduations on the back, where the scale decreases as it goes upwards. Any examples of where that would come in useful would be…"
Oct 15, 2017
⚡Survenator⌁ replied to Saffron Grant's discussion Back of the levelling staff
"Levelling staff. Two "E" pattern staffs are shown on the right, note slight differences in the marking and numbers. The "E" pattern is designed to make it easy to read a small section of the scale when seen through a…"
Oct 14, 2017
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Back of the levelling staff

Does anybody use the graduations on the back of a levelling staff? If so. what for? Or what have you used them for in the past?See More
Oct 7, 2017
Saffron Grant replied to Sibgatullah ahamd najar's discussion Leica Mini prism constant
"Hi. It depends on how you set up your instrument and the task you are doing, but it might not be as straight forward as correcting with a constant. How did you set up your instrument? Resection or Ori with coords? What was the constant of…"
Oct 7, 2017
Saffron Grant commented on ⚡Survenator⌁'s blog post Roundtable Discussion: What is the best total station you used in the field up to now?
"Leica TS06 or TS09- most user friendly and does everything you could want it to. "
Sep 27, 2017
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Saffron Grant replied to joseph Uy's discussion Adjustment of vertical and horizontal cross hairs
"Hi Joseph, can I just confirm that you are talking about permanent adjustment of the instrument rather than lining up precisely on a target? Saffron "
Sep 3, 2017
Saffron Grant replied to Saffron Grant's discussion Terms for 'Stake out' mode in different instruments.
"Brilliant, thanks Mohomed!"
Aug 6, 2017
Saffron Grant replied to Saffron Grant's discussion Terms for 'Stake out' mode in different instruments.
"This is great thanks Billy! I don't know of anything like that here in the UK!"
Aug 6, 2017
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Jul 31, 2017
MOHOMED FAREEZ MOHOMED MAFAZ replied to Saffron Grant's discussion Terms for 'Stake out' mode in different instruments.
"For TOPCON and SOKKIA   ES and CX  series models use " S - O" for setting out"
Jul 31, 2017
Billy Brooks replied to Saffron Grant's discussion Terms for 'Stake out' mode in different instruments.
" Hi Saffron,  I have a good friend here at this site,his name is Johnny Ingram. He has taught surveying for many years.  We both live in Texas and he has a Museum  and a site for it. He also has some slide shows posted on the SHS…"
Jul 28, 2017
Saffron Grant replied to Saffron Grant's discussion Terms for 'Stake out' mode in different instruments.
"This is great Billy. What a great resource. Thanks!"
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Billy Brooks replied to Saffron Grant's discussion Terms for 'Stake out' mode in different instruments.
" Hi Saffron,  I showed this collection some time ago,just though you may like to see it as well as using it in your class. Enjoy this collection, some of these instrument are very high in accuracy,even today. Some of the levels were used…"
Jul 28, 2017
Saffron Grant replied to Saffron Grant's discussion Terms for 'Stake out' mode in different instruments.
"Hi Billy, thanks for this very thorough reply. I appreciate you taking the time. It is very helpful. All the best."
Jul 27, 2017

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Surveyor Bio:
I train Site Engineers in the UK in setting out and site surveying.
Company
Setting Out for Construction
Licenses Certifications or Awards
BEng Civil Engineering
I have experience with the following
construction staking, topographic surveys, control network surveys, teaching, Construction, I Teach Surveying
How many years have you been surveying?
18
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
Total Stations, Robotics, Automatic Levels, Old school surveying, theodolite

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At 5:40am on July 27, 2017, Michael Bayley said…

Interesting discussion Saffron. I agree with our American cousin John in that the terms may be country specific and the various manufacturers might look at their markets when choosing which term to use. In England we (surveyors) generally use 'setting out' - it may be engineers use other terms.

 
 
 

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