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Joined: 2009-09-24
Posts: 496
Location: Oshkosh/Berlin

PostPosted: Fri Jul 09, 2010 8:58 am Reply with quote Back to top

I know I could have put this under the congrats topic, but I think it would be better appreciated here.

Just recovered my 50th benchmark yesterday. Granted, not all of them were NGS listed. I had one WISDOT disk that just had elevation stamped on it, one WISDOT Construction Monument disk and one Reset (L 94.) I've also taken photos of three different RoW Markers: two pipe caps, one orange and one yellow; and one of the newer yellow metal signs. I know where two different types of posts are too, I just need to get back to them Smile

I've been having a lot of fun along the way. I'm even keeping a spread sheet of my finds and plotting them on Google Maps. Here's a break down of my finds so far:

Pipe Caps:
1908 - 1

1930 - 5
1934 - 1
1954 - 1
1964 - 1
1994 - 5
1999 - 11
2000 - 14
2001 - 1
UNK - 3 - (one of them is before 1943)

*12 GPS Marks
*2 GPS Azimuth Marks
*2 Resets
*1 Water Power

1954 - 7

*3 churches
*3 water towers
*1 radio tower

Right of Way Markers
Pipe Caps - 2 different
Signs - 1

My future plans are to find the GEOCAC mark, the CoP mark and a stone mark. I know where the first two are, but the third one will be difficult. I know where one is, but I have no idea what I'm looking for (see other topic.)
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PostPosted: Sun Jul 11, 2010 6:20 pm Reply with quote Back to top

Just got the Center of Population Benchmark Disk today. Had to avoid an army of ants, but I still made the recovery Smile
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PostPosted: Mon Jul 12, 2010 2:36 pm Reply with quote Back to top

CONGRATS!!!! It is addicting isn't it?

It is those whose case is weak who make the most clamour. Pier Anthony 
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