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Re: Road Scholar B

Post by ReBobville » April 17th, 2012, 5:31 pm

Check the wiki out. There is a really good link there. :)
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Re: Road Scholar B

Post by i8maps » April 17th, 2012, 5:34 pm

Thanks so much!

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Re: Road Scholar B

Post by veelutionlover » April 21st, 2012, 7:07 am

we owned road scholar Florida for 2 years in a row, we got 10th in nationals last year, we could have gotten 5th if not for sticky note we left on map :cry:

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Re: Road Scholar B

Post by Ajullie1105 » April 21st, 2012, 7:16 pm

So, when I measure distance from one city to the next, how do I know where at the city to end/put my measuring device? It never says where, just measure the distance between these two cities... I don't know where to measure. Any help?
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Re: Road Scholar B

Post by i8maps » April 22nd, 2012, 6:18 am

On many (however not as recently) maps there are mileage charts where you can use it just by locating the two cities names and matching them to find the mileage. On more maps, there is a graph/chart with most of the major cities with lines going from city to city and it works well if you need cities that are only connected by one line. If the cities are connected by two or more lines, it still works but not as well, and I probably would not use it. It would be easier to understand this if you are looking at a map now. If a map has neither of these I would put the measuring device in the middle of each city, but that is a personal preference. Also, may I ask what "measuring device" you are using?

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Re: Road Scholar B

Post by silentsage » April 28th, 2012, 11:50 am

i8maps wrote:On many (however not as recently) maps there are mileage charts where you can use it just by locating the two cities names and matching them to find the mileage. On more maps, there is a graph/chart with most of the major cities with lines going from city to city and it works well if you need cities that are only connected by one line. If the cities are connected by two or more lines, it still works but not as well, and I probably would not use it. It would be easier to understand this if you are looking at a map now. If a map has neither of these I would put the measuring device in the middle of each city, but that is a personal preference. Also, may I ask what "measuring device" you are using?
Measure from the city name , usually about the center of the urban (yellow) area. Also use something long, not a ruler. I made a 50cm+ cardboard ruler with multiple units that can go corner to corner on a topo map and most distances of a highway map.
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Post by crazykik » May 7th, 2012, 12:56 pm

silentsage wrote:
i8maps wrote:On many (however not as recently) maps there are mileage charts where you can use it just by locating the two cities names and matching them to find the mileage. On more maps, there is a graph/chart with most of the major cities with lines going from city to city and it works well if you need cities that are only connected by one line. If the cities are connected by two or more lines, it still works but not as well, and I probably would not use it. It would be easier to understand this if you are looking at a map now. If a map has neither of these I would put the measuring device in the middle of each city, but that is a personal preference. Also, may I ask what "measuring device" you are using?
Measure from the city name , usually about the center of the urban (yellow) area. Also use something long, not a ruler. I made a 50cm+ cardboard ruler with multiple units that can go corner to corner on a topo map and most distances of a highway map.
We use a long piece of string to do the measuring. It works just as well as a ruler! :D

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Re: Road Scholar B

Post by SpIcY WaTeRmElOnS » May 7th, 2012, 2:02 pm

I use a piece o' stwing as well
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Re: Road Scholar B

Post by i8maps » May 7th, 2012, 2:05 pm

String does work well. It also works very well for azimuths and bearings to find the exact degree.

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Re: Road Scholar B

Post by sciolyperson » May 7th, 2012, 4:01 pm

My team does that too.
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