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Old 01-12-2013, 01:05 AM   #59
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Originally Posted by CPseudonym View Post
Map wheels are also known as plan wheels and often used in construction while doing "take offs" from plans for the purpose of estimating a job. They are pretty accurate devices both digital and analog. CAD technology has taken a lot of the fun and tedium out of estimating.
Matt borrowed a digital one from his work and we couldn't figure out how to program it to the scale! Maybe if we'd had instructions it would have helped! :whistle: seems like a pretty handy tool.
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