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David3038
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I read more and more of  surveyors not using field books anymore.

I’d be lost without one.

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BStrand
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I prefer the binders with the loose leaf paper.

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Andy Bruner
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My last office I had 2 walls (8×12) with books floor to ceiling with field books going back to 1947.  I'm sure they are in a landfill by now. 

 

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A Harris
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I use binders with loose leaf paper and keep them in the manila file folder with everything for each project

When I have connected many boundary surveys into a network the files are moved into a plastic file folder named PROJECT  XTB.

HAve about a dozen of those networks.

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Bruce Small
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I have one (1) field book, the same one I had when I started my business in 2000. Some of the pages have notes, all from level runs. 

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Sergeant Schultz
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Me, too - except I started solo in 2002 and I also have elev. cert. notes in mine.  Never could understand why people used data collectors and kept paper notes, too.

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