[permaculture] four-bevel surveyor's scale - anyone?

Robyn Francis erda at nor.com.au
Fri Dec 4 00:16:16 EST 2009


The scale ruler recommended is a metric scale ruler.
I think in the US the standard engineering scale ruler is 1/10th inch. From
there it gets too complicated for me to explain simply by email...
Ciao
Robyn



On 4/12/09 7:26 AM, "rafter sass" <rafter at liberationecology.org> wrote:

> Hey folks,
> 
> Does anyone know a source for a  4-bevel flat surveyor's scale?
> I'm following up on one of Darren Doherty's recommendations for a
> field kit:
> 
> Scale Ruler - Flat Four Scale - 1:100, 1:125, 1:250, 1:500
> 
> I've searched high and low, and the scales I find that have anything
> like those
> scale ratios are triangular (and therefore a pain to carry around in
> the field),
> while the flat four-bevel scales that I find are for engineers and/or
> architects - not surveyors - and thus
> have different scale ratio systems.
> 
> Darren? Anybody?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Best,
> Rafter
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> rafter sass
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