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Professional Land Surveyor Product Review: Magellan Triton 2000 Handheld Navigation System

While not necessarily thought of as a tool for Professional Land Surveyors, the , none the less, is a very handy tool for Professional Land Surveyors and outdoor enthusiast, alike. The Magellan Triton 2000 has proved to be a good

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Professional Land Surveyor Product Review of EcoStakes

What value would you give to your survey monuments if they could provide longevity, be easily found and are environmentally friendly, too? One solution that provides all of these benefits is the EcoStake, available exclusively from Berntsen. Berntsen was kind

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Staying Small Successfully: A Guide for Architects, Engineers, and Design Professionals

“Many architects, landscape architects, and interior designers are self-employed or are partners in small firms. These professionals must understand the management, administrative, and planning skills that are critical to the success of a design firm–and apply them to a small

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Professional Land Surveyor Product Review: Sawyer Permethrin – Clothing Insect Repellent

It’s that time of the year again when things warm up and Deer Ticks decide that we make a good meal. This would only be a minor inconvenience, at worst leaving you with a case of the heebie-jeebies, if it

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Professional Land Surveyor Forum

Announcing the Professional Land Surveyor Forum! The Professional Land Surveyor Forum is a FREE professional grade site that provides you with all the features you need and expect from a professional bulletin board. I think you’ll find it to be the

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Surveying, Mapping and GIS: The Need for Integrated Physical and Information Infrastructure

Professional Land Surveyor Recommended Link: Surveying, Mapping and GIS: The Need for Integrated Physical and Information Infrastructure. Check out this post from the great blog by David G. Smith PE PLS at Surveying, Mapping and GIS.

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Business Video: Playing to Your Strengths – BusinessWeek

Play to Your Strengths Senior BusinessWeek Editor Diane Brady talks to Marcus Buckingham about his new book, The Truth About You: Your Secret to Success. His message is to Play to your strengths instead of trying to manage your weaknesses

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LivingRheum.com Goes Live

My wife, Jo-Ann, has started her own website and blog at LivingRheum.com to write about her experience with having Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA). She was diagnosed with RA at the age of 36 and has been courageously fighting this disease and finding ways

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NASA Connect Segment explaining surveying and how surveyors use geometry.

NASA Connect Segment explaining surveying and how surveyors use geometry. Here’s a surveying related video made by NASA for it’s NASA Connect series that explains basic land surveying methods and use of geometry. Although the video is geared towards children to

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Permethrin Tick and Bug Spray

Sawyer Permethrin Pump Spray – 6 Ounce Insect killer and repellent for your clothing is effective against ticks, chiggers, mites and mosquitoes for up to 6 weeks. Non-aerosol pump bottle contains 6-oz. of repellent, or enough to coat 2 full

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Dig Your Well Before You’re Thirsty : The Only Networking Book You’ll Ever Need

Dig Your Well Before You’re Thirsty by Harvey Mackay is a great book for everyone, with valuable networking information you can use in your personal and business life. In these difficult economic times, having the right contacts in the right

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Lynn Allen’s Blog: AutoCAD 2009 Tips and Tricks booklet has arrived!

Lynn Allen’s Blog: AutoCAD 2009 Tips and Tricks booklet has arrived! Click on the link above and you will open Lynne Allen’s Blog post announcing that her free AutoCAD 2009 Tips and Tricks booklet is available for download. This booklet

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Book Review: Mastering AutoCad Civil 3D

Mastering AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008 is a must read if you are using, or plan to implement, AutoCAD Civil 3D. I bought this book last year and I refer to it all the time. Written by Dana Probert, E.I.T., James

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My Rating System

I will be reviewing books, software and equipment and I will use the following, land surveying related, rating system I’ve created: 1 ROD  = Not recommended. 2 RODS = Recommended with reservations. 3 RODS = Recommended. 4 RODS = Highly recommended.

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