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Old 02-13-2013, 08:52 AM   #106
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because there's no .'s.
I don't know what you mean by the above, but those are the dimensions in feet.

I can not easily read your photo, if you give me the radius (R =) and arch distance along the front I'll calculate the chord distance (straight line) might help in drawing it up.

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It says R=383 10'

I typed it just like its typed. The number 383(space)10'. No decimal which is what confuses me
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there is another dimension above the R = 383 10' (probably has an L =) I need both numbers to calculate the chord distance
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there is another dimension above the R = 383 10' (probably has an L =) I need both numbers to calculate the chord distance
Looks like M=95.25'

I thought that was the length of the front property line.
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it is, but along an arc (curve) not a straight line. The straight line distance between the front property corners (at the circle) is 95.0'
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it is, but along an arc (curve) not a straight line. The straight line distance between the front property corners (at the circle) is 95.0'
That's starting right on the inside ditch line?

Or going through the front ditch line I guess. So basically I can measure from the center of th ditch to on front corner of the house, then measure the house and draw to scale. The measure distance from house to shed and add the shed to scale. Then add the deck also if I had grid paper I think that it might not be to hard.

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Can't I just make it a little easier on myself and redraw the lot like they have it but only make it to scale with the measurements they have labeled. Then just add the house, shed, and deck in about the right spot? This gives me a headache.
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Of course. Whatever works best for you.
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Old 02-13-2013, 03:36 PM   #114
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It is 1"=60' right. That just seems small. The house won't even be an inch.
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if the house is less than 60' in length or width then it will be less than a inch on the drawing ......

as penny said, whatever works for you
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Having a brain fart. To get to 1:60 scale I just take the measurement in feet and divide by 60? So 291.23' will be 4.9"?
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Having a brain fart. To get to 1:60 scale I just take the measurement in feet and divide by 60? So 291.23' will be 4.9"?
No, you have to stick with the same unit of measurement. 1:60 scale of 291.23 feet would be 4.85 FEET
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No, you have to stick with the same unit of measurement. 1:60 scale of 291.23 feet would be 4.85 FEET
If that's the case I will need a huge piece of paper.
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291.23' x 1/60 = 4.85"
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291.23' x 1/60 = 4.85"
Thanks. That's what I had but I rounded up. I drew out my lot so far to the best of my ability. I just have to measure the house and see how far it is from my property line.

I didn't round up on my drawing. I know someone will say something about that. Lol

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