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How to Set Up a Theodolite or EDM

This is my first attempt at providing a tutorial so please bear with me as I learn how to work this wonderful site.  I am going to show you how to set up a theodolite or EDM on your surveying job site, step by step.  Here we go:

How to Set Up a Theodolite or EDM

Below are the 17 steps for the perfect theodolite set up.  Click on any of the photos to see them larger.  

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  • Awesome post. My name is Dan. If you ever have any computer and or software questions. I am the resident Tech Guru. I know a lot about a little and a little about a lot. I am a computer and network engineer so if it runs on electricity I can figure out how it works if I don't already know. Welcome again and have a good holiday.

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    Well done!
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