Rob Powell
  • Lynchburg, Virginia
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I am here because I am a.
Vendor
Surveyor Bio:
Once land surveyor, now I supply land surveying equipment to surveyors.
Company
EngineerSupply.com
Licenses Certifications or Awards
Top retailer of surveying equipment in the USA.
I have experience with the following
Equipment Sales
How many years have you been surveying?
8
Most comfortable with the following types of instrumentation
Total Stations, Surveying Software, Automatic Levels, Machine Control, theodolite, compass

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YOU CAN TALK, JUST DONT STOP WORKING

Posted on October 15, 2015 at 3:08pm 0 Comments

This happened over 25 years ago but I still remember it. 

When I was an instrument man for a small surveying firm, I was new, young, and being trained by the party chief that had twenty years of field experience and was quite the outdoorsman. It was very hot outside, and we were way out in the county surveying a large tract of land. I had a good set up and the party chief was about 300 feet ahead of me with a prism pole. The rodman, who was also new on the job, had stayed back…

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How to Save Money Surveying your Own Land

Posted on October 13, 2015 at 1:25pm 7 Comments

You've decided that you want to save money and survey your own land. Maybe you just bought a piece of land, or inherited your grandfathers farm, or maybe you've had a dispute with a neighbor and you want to survey your own land to know where the boundary line is located. The idea is a great one, you pick up a few pieces of surveying equipment, take some measurements and you just avoided all the expense of hiring a land surveyor. You have been told by your friends that land surveys are…

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