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Old 12-18-2012, 11:19 PM
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online measuring tool

whatts some good online measuring tools to measure peoperty size ? thankss
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:44 AM
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Old 12-19-2012, 10:13 PM
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This is the site I use for winter commercial lots, otherwise Google earth.

If this doesnt help, just go do a property walk around.
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:02 AM
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I like my Garmin e-trex vista. I just push the button on the "area calculator" page and walk around the perimiter of whatever I'm measuring. Then push the button again to claculate. I have it set to give the measurement in square feet.

It's acurate unless you get next to a tall building or something that makes it loose a satellite. When it messes up it's really obvious because it's so far off.

I think you can get one for around $100 now.
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Old 12-19-2012, 07:26 AM
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I like my Garmin e-trex vista. I just push the button on the "area calculator" page and walk around the perimiter of whatever I'm measuring. Then push the button again to claculate. I have it set to give the measurement in square feet.

It's acurate unless you get next to a tall building or something that makes it loose a satellite. When it messes up it's really obvious because it's so far off.

I think you can get one for around $100 now.
Far as I can tell, closer to $200, I just bought a Keson RR318N 3-foot RoadRunner Measuring Wheel $50.00 includes shipping I'll just push the button on my pen! :-)
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:08 AM
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Old 12-19-2012, 08:27 AM
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I use Google Earth as well for free. You can buy an upgraded package as well that I suspect is much better.
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This is what we use. It is free and easy to use. It is by Google. It is not Google Earth. It is Google Maps. It uses images from Google Earth.
It is called Daft Logic.
Google Maps Area Calculator Tool. Here is the link to try for yourself.

http://www.daftlogic.com/projects-go...lator-tool.htm

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This is what we use. It is free and easy to use. It is by Google. It is not Google Earth. It is Google Maps. It uses images from Google Earth.
It is called Daft Logic.
Google Maps Area Calculator Tool. Here is the link to try for yourself.

http://www.daftlogic.com/projects-go...lator-tool.htm

hope this helps.
i tried that site and the link shows up just fine but the site does nothing when you click on "search area" or try to login or create a free user name.

am i the only one??
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i tried that site and the link shows up just fine but the site does nothing when you click on "search area" or try to login or create a free user name. am i the only one??
You just have to learn to use it. Type in the address in the Search for Location at the top of the page.
Zoom in on property.
Move your pointer to the corner of a property that you want to start at then click on it.
You have placed an point icon on that spot, points are red.
Area measured shows green.
Go to the next corner and do the same thing. You have created a straight line. Click the 3rd corner, you have created a green triangle. Click the 4th corner, you have a green square or what ever shape, depending on the properties shape.
The area calculation automatically updates as you place pin points along the perimeter.
This information is displayed as

Output : Current Area
0 m≤
0 km≤
0 acres
0 hectare
0 square feet
0 square nautical miles
Current Perimeter
0.000m OR 0.000feet

You can delete or clear points using the buttons displayed.

hope this helps

You can measure irregular shapes easily with some practice.
Btw, I have never logged in or had an account, it just works for me.
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