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Ruggedize your not-so-rugged portables

Popular Mechanics has a detailed how-to on diy ruggedization of common portable electronics such as laptops, cameras, and cellphones. There is video of a laptop surviving an eight foot fall due to the tennis balls, pipe insulation, and weather stripping they’ve added. Its not just shock… Read more →

Submitted by Neighbor Design on January 4, 2010 at 5:02pm — Comment On This...

Customize Your Land Surveyors United Profile In a Flash

I've been meaning to make this post for quite sometime , so with the new year on the horizon i figured it is about time to explain how to customize your LSU profile so that we can all start off with a fresh look. This should take no more than 5-10 minutes and when you're finished, you'll have a more unique profile page, ready to represent you, your company or location for other surveyors across the world to admire.



First, log in (if you haven't already) and click on the tab… Read more →

Submitted by ePalmetto on December 30, 2009 at 10:51pm — Comment On This...

Google Wave Invites for LSU Members

Happy Holidays Surveyors!

Just wanted to mention that there are a few Google Wave invitations available if any of you are in need of one. I have 25 available so here's the deal: Kindly drop a comment under this post with a simple statement about your opinion of Land Surveyors United and how you think it is changing the way surveyors communicate and I'll send the invitation right out to you.



If you are Already On… Read more →

Submitted by ePalmetto on December 25, 2009 at 11:00am — Comment On This...

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Submitted by ePalmetto on December 21, 2009 at 6:05pm — Comment On This...

Surveying history and Museum

Updating progress on The "The Museum of Measurement and Time"

July 10, 2010:

We are closer to the grand opening. We have acquired a building and are making improvements. We plan to have things ready for opening by October 2010.

The museum will feature Land Surveying and Horology. The collection of surveying equipment and clocks are being prepared for display. Visit our web site for additional details.



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Submitted by Johnny on July 10, 2010 at 10:13am — 5 Comments

Job Listings

Hi everyone! I wanted to share a good place to look for job openings. Some of you may already know about these sites. Even though not working for me here in FL. maybe one of you will find work in your area.. Anyhow try indeed.com and simplyhired.com Hope it will help. If anybody knows of company hiring a "Crew Chief" besides SAM INC. with 100% travel for temp or seasonal please let me know.

Submitted by Cliff Meyer on August 24, 2009 at 10:29am — 2 Comments

Save BIG Money on Year End Surveying Equipment Specials

We just posted a huge list of land surveying and construction equipment Year End specials to help our fellow LSU members save some much needed cash this season. You can view the full list of available equipment and software by the Specials Page on our website. If you find an item to be so cheap that… Read more →

Submitted by ePalmetto on December 4, 2009 at 9:13pm — Comment On This...

Land Surveyors United Reaches 500 Members!

That's right folks....tonight LSU officially accepted its 500th member to our professional land surveyors network. With a whopping 500 professional land surveyors on our network and counting- in any other industry niche, this is comparable to around 10,000!. This is THE time to start sharing tips, tricks and experience in the field and INVITE your friends from the field to the network.… Read more →

Submitted by ePalmetto on August 5, 2009 at 8:29pm — Comment On This...

GPS and Robotics Field Equipment for a STEAL! 5 Packages MUST GO!

Here is just the first of several FALL BLOWOUT SALES that we will have on new and preowned surveying equipment.

1) Sokkia 4230 RMC w bluetooth Carlson Explorer II used $15,500.00

2) SRX 5 Carlson 600+ $16,500.00

3) ZMax /GSM $8,500.00

4) NAVCOM SF2040G $7,500.00

5) SF2040G Rover SF2050G Base pacific Crest radios Carlson 600+ $20,500.



Will ship anywhere across the globe. Call Skip at 843-514-3657 with any questions or… Read more →

Submitted by ePalmetto on July 29, 2009 at 1:32pm — Comment On This...

LSU Testimonials Round One

Over the weekend, I asked our members if they might like to send in a testimonial about their experience with Land Surveyors United social network and throughout this week, we will feature these testimonials. Keep in mind that all of our members are professional land surveyors with years of experience in the field. Following their testimonial you will see links to their website and profile here on LSU. When you have a moment,… Read more →

Submitted by ePalmetto on July 6, 2009 at 5:42pm — Comment On This...

Surveying Equipment Quick Start Guides

Hello Surveyors! I have compiled a group of quick start guides for various land surveying instruments and I thought it might be of use to you guys. Here it… Read more →

Submitted by ePalmetto on March 19, 2009 at 6:25pm — Comment On This...

LSU Now Has A Music Player on Each Profile

If you like, you can now add your favorite music to your profile, by simply uploading music files from your computer. Show the group what you listen to when you are in field or just at home relaxing. If everyone were to do this, pretty soon we can all get a glimpse into what surveyors are listening to all over the world. I'm going to go to my profile and do that right now! I can't wait to hear your favorite songs...Good Luck Surveyors...!

Submitted by ePalmetto on March 15, 2009 at 4:38pm — Comment On This...

Find Gifts and Gadgets at Land Surveyors United Member Store

Need a gift idea for that hard working surveyor in your life? Would you like to have a banded shirt or hat for the field, with the LSU logo? I've got the perfect thing! Visit the new store for land surveyors and feast your eyes on these handsome goods.…

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Submitted by ePalmetto on November 29, 2008 at 3:14pm — Comment On This...

New Profile Info

You can now add other social networks that you belong to within your LSU profile. This is a terrific way to build even stronger bonds with your friends and other members of the community. Simply go to "My Page" and edit your profile questions at the top. Obviously, the more profile questions that you answer, the better you look to search engines and credibility in the group. For example, take a look at the page I made for my father,… Read more →

Submitted by ePalmetto on November 29, 2008 at 3:03pm — Comment On This...

Add your Surveying Related Events to the Group

You never know who might be close...let's all try to add a few events to the Board! Welcome new members...we look forward to all that you have to share with the group!

Submitted by ePalmetto on September 6, 2008 at 10:00pm — Comment On This...

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