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Land Surveyors discuss best total stations equipment to use for surveying

Best Total stations DiscussionWanna see the type of surveying equipment your fellow land surveyors are using around the world?Ā  More specifically... would you like to know what kind of Total Stations everyone is using?Ā  Take a look at the comments on the following thread for some very valuable insight from all corners of the earth.

We asked:

What is the best total station you used in the field up to now ? And why ?Ā 
Please explain in few sentences from your experience
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Survey Legend
As a community of land surveyors, we have a lot to be thankful for.Ā  Ā  Our Look Back at 2019 says a lot.Ā  Ā You will also find some cool tools on the Backsight 2019 page, including a brand new Member Heat Map/People Directory. Take a look at the presentation I put together for all of you.Ā  Ā This community and your membership means a lot to me.Ā Ā 
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A Few Important Community Announcements

If building a Global Community of Land Surveyors were simple, there would be more than one. We are now in day 6 after moving to new community platform.Ā  Our small team is working around the clock- albeitĀ unpaid- in our goal to get everything from the old site updated and snapped into place inside the new platform.Ā  We want you to be able to find what you are looking for in a much simpler fashion than in the past, but we certainly need your help.Ā  Before go

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Worktrucks for Land Surveyors ShowcaseA land surveyor's truck doubles and triples at times as his/her office, home, sanctuary and place of peace and quiet. Ā Over the years, hundreds of photos have been submitted by you and your fellow surveyors of crews at workĀ and the work trucks used to get you around from job site to office. Ā Today we asked our followers on the Facebook page to share with us their work truck photos and we've had many responses that we want to share with you. Ā 

There are at least 30 more submitted so far at this

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Happy Birthday Land Surveyors United

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9 Years ago today,during the absolute worst of times, my dad and I startedĀ Land Surveyors UnitedĀ in order to change the ways that land surveyors communicated, how they found support and the public perception of what a land surveyor does. With just 5 members and a hard drive full of knowledge base documents, we began doing what we believed to be impossible- creating a social support network for professionals who spend 90% of their time outdoors. Today, we ha

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You Are the Missing Link

There is (as predicted) a LOT of talk surrounding the need for land surveyors to attend all sorts of seminars on Social Networking and how social media is changing the landscape for PLS and the ways in which business is changing worldwide. I know, I know. Groan-Sigh-Hiss. Sounds downright painful for those of us that consider the internet to be free and fun. The fact of the matter is, those who tell you this sort of stuff have made it a business to recruit you to do suc
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Some HUGE improvements have been made to the LSU Local page which may be of interest to all members.
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I have added several new locations to the grid, in addition to the new Support Groups based on Location and on the Types of Equipment members are most familiar. We have many members who are having issues in the field simply because the equipment manufacturers do not offer the support needed for certain types of equipment-especially out dated or earlier versions. By visiting this page and joini

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