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James Jones-Hughes replied to Malik's discussion laptop in the field
"Anything with at least i5 processor and 8gb ram would be fine to run AutoCAD."
Jan 3
James Jones-Hughes replied to Alyssa Fournier's discussion As- built pipeline surveying
"Just use reflectorless mode. More accurate than your previous method I would say."
Jan 3
James Jones-Hughes replied to Abdul kabeer Kalladi's discussion Setting Out Works Under the Water/ Sea
"Actually you want to know how to set up targets? Not feasible. You’d have to construct a tower in the water to put your targets on. You obviously need something which isn’t going to move around. Isn’t there any land nearby?"
Jan 2
James Jones-Hughes replied to Abdul kabeer Kalladi's discussion Setting Out Works Under the Water/ Sea
"This is hilarious. How about a fishing line with heavy lead weight on the end? If it doesn’t work you might at least catch a fish. I agree about the accuracy, probably within 50mm overall position but you need to check."
Jan 2
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Dec 2, 2018
James Jones-Hughes replied to Mohomed Mafaz Mohomed Fareez's discussion Orientation Blunder
"Yeah I think you need to rotate by 180"
Dec 2, 2018
James Jones-Hughes added a discussion to the group UK Land Surveyors
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I am selling my beloved Leica 1205 TCRP R300 with RX1250 controller, tripod, 360 prism and pole, batteries, charger, the whole kit. I am upgrading to a TS15.It was purchased from Caddbro a couple of years ago and has proved to be a very solid and reliable instrument. It is in good condition, is very well behaved and has been looked after. I will provide a new calibration certificate.This is the ideal instrument as your first robotic, if you haven't gone to robotic yet you will be amazed at how…See More
May 24, 2018
James Jones-Hughes joined ⚡Survenator⌁'s group
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UK Land Surveyors

UK Land Surveyors is a surveyor to surveyor support group for discussing all aspects of land surveying in respect to United Kingdom. UK land surveyors connect here for support.See More
May 24, 2018
James Jones-Hughes replied to Ahmed Abouzaid's discussion Staking out points in Facade
"If it was me I wouldn't change the ucs. Just leave it in normal xyz and set out as you would anything else."
Dec 15, 2017
James Jones-Hughes replied to Steve Dixon's discussion Tunnel boring alignment
"This is what I would do: If you can, set up four or five retro targets around the top of the shaft and resect to all of them (using a 90 degree eyepiece - maybe rent one because they're pricey). You might need someone to hold up a target…"
Nov 23, 2017

Welcome to the Surveying CommunityThis marks the beginning of a surveying legacy for our new Land Surveyors United member, James Jones-Hughes. Welcome James Jones-Hughes 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.

Nov 16, 2017

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I am here because I am a.
Professional Land Surveyor
Surveyor Bio:
and setting out engineer
Licenses Certifications or Awards
I have experience with the following
GPS, topographic, construction staking, topographic surveys, ground movement monitoring, teaching
How many years have you been surveying?
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
Total Stations, Robotics

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