Category Archives: KAP

A tale of 2 rigs.

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Canon S95 on 2 axis auto rig, power by mobile ‘phone battery control by Click Pan Pro. The tilt servo is a high torque model which means this rig can take the heavy Conon EosM if it needs to. Suspension … Continue reading

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As built 1856

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Preliminary results of metric survey for conservation. TST traverse and wireframe plus rectified photography, measured drawing and roof details by KAP: B

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Pendulum vs Picavet FAB

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A brain damaged noob writes – what is the difference in use between a pendulum and a picavet? ie the FAB of each solution. Thanks Good question. Turns out ‘FAB’ means ‘features, advantages & benefits’ so the following might be … Continue reading

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The twin churches at Swaffham Prior

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Any visitor to Swaffham Prior will be puzzled at to why there are 2 churches in the same churchyard there. The story something of  a puzzle but there are good online sources which cover the detail. In this post find … Continue reading

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Unlearning line: what is LOD 500?

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Originally posted on Billboyheritagesurvey's Blog:
Can a survey scale relate to a BIM* LOD? “LOD 500: The Model Element is a field verified representation in terms of size, shape, location, quantity, and orientation. Non-graphic information may also be attached…

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Missing mild

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The bar at the Punch Bowl Old Market St Bristol has a framed copy this entry from the 1893 trade directory for the amusement of drinkers, I asked for the mild and the barmaid blanked me: mild? what’s that? Rogers’ … Continue reading

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D3aBT..back from the dead!

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Originally posted on Billboyheritagesurvey's Blog:
Leica D3aBT new in 2010 ..scrap 4 years later? It’s not often obsolete devices come back from the dead but this has happened for the Disto3aBT. Leica have released a new version of their…

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On ‘digital draughtsmanship’

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Originally posted on Billboyheritagesurvey's Blog:
I’m untangling some drawings derived from laser scans and the lack of clear notes of architectural form and detail compromises the work. Once again I’m forced to reflect on the powerful measurement technologies at…

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Your 2018 East of England KAP calendar

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This year has seen the end of the Ouse Washes Landscape Partnership project and my kite has seen less of the sky than I’d like but I have acquired some pleasing views of the district. Email bblake@theolt.com for details. Captions … Continue reading

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KAP RC Tx Miniaturisation

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Small is beautiful. Having got a working Arduino based remote control for the RC rig and successfully testing the manual/auto function a smaller, handier option is possible. Looking at the available cases I found options that are small enough and … Continue reading

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