Indeed. But Rick's idea is very close. One could use two tapes and
mark off equal distances chordally and radially and this will produce a
hexagon. Just pick the alternate points and that should do it.
On Monday, June 9, 2003, at 04:32 PM, Bill Aycock wrote:
> Rick- forgive me, but your geometry is off- that second tape will
> locate a point on a diameter directly across from the first point.(2
> radii = 1 diameter)
> At 08:31 AM 6/9/2003 -0700, you wrote:
>> It is easier to just use tape measures simulateously
>> to triangulate. This avoids drawing arcs on the ground. For example,
>> mark the first guy point at the correct radius and arbitrary angle,
>> then pull one tape measure from the guy point and another from the
>> tower center. Move them around until they cross each other so that
>> the one from the tower center is the correct radius and the other
>> reads twice as much. That is the next guy point.
>> Rick N6RK
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