Rob's FBM completion

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Rob's FBM completion

Postby ted » Fri Nov 24, 2017 6:56 pm

Belated congrats to Rob on logging all Fundamental Benchmarks:
https://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/blog/2017/10/britains-top-trig-bagger-adds-fbms-haul/

(I'm waiting for him to complete a log of all cut benchmarks; estimated to be around half a million of those :) )
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Re: Rob's FBM completion

Postby Cootking » Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:40 pm

Does he visit the sites of those long gone (as saddos) like me or only those extant? I sometimes worry about visiting the site where there was a chimney 30 years ago or an empty field.
PS is Rob married.
PPS Wish I had visited all the FBMs to be found. How about a book or dedicated section on trigpointing to help the rest of us.
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Re: Rob's FBM completion

Postby Cootking » Sun Nov 26, 2017 2:43 pm

Ha ha. Should have read the article before posting. All extant and sites of the 6 vanished to follow.
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Re: Rob's FBM completion

Postby Moacky » Mon Nov 27, 2017 6:19 pm

Where do we find the list of 'non-pillar flush brackets' ? From memory I've visited only one - Holme Fen. I hadn't appreciated there were so many.
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Re: Rob's FBM completion

Postby ted » Mon Nov 27, 2017 7:35 pm

Where do we find the list of 'non-pillar flush brackets' ?


Here! http://www.bench-marks.org.uk/

Also includes other types of trig marks
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Re: Rob's FBM completion

Postby Moacky » Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:49 pm

Thanks. It seems there's one, very close to Moacky Mansion, which I drive past every morning. Must stop one day soon to have a look.
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