Win a Magnetic Locator!
2010 Raffle

It is that time of year again! The Mt. Diablo Surveyors Historical Society is sponsoring our 10th annual metal locator raffle. This year we are offering a raffle for one Schonstedt, model# GA-92XTd Locator (Serial # 260452) valued by the manufacturer at $1,041.00.

The Winner will be determined by a random drawing held on Tuesday, March 2 at 3:30 pm at the conclusion of the exhibitors booths at the California Land Surveyors Association - Nevada Association of Land Surveyors Joint Conference 2010 at the Silver Legacy Resort & Casino, Reno, Nevada. Winner need not be present to win.

Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20 and may be purchased from any MDSHS member or by mail. If you are interested in supporting our organization and feel lucky, download the mail in order form by clicking here. Checks should be made payable to "Mount Diablo Surveyors Historical Society" or "M.D.S.H.S" (Sorry, we cannot accept credit cards at this time.), or well-hidden cash (however MDSHS cannot be responsible for lost cash) along with your name, address and phone number and send to:

Mount Diablo Surveyors Historical Society
5042 Amethyst Court
San Jose, CA 95136-2601

Your ticket stubs, along with a receipt will be returned to you by U.S. Mail. Mailed entrees must be received by 5:00 pm, Wednesday, February 24, 2010. In person ticket sales will be offered right up to the actual drawing.

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To download a full color brochure about the metal locator in .pdf format, please click here.
For more information about the raffle, please contact us at

Proceeds of the raffle will be used in support of the goals of the Mount Diablo Surveyors Historical Society to: “Collect, Preserve, and Display Artifacts of the Land Surveying Profession”

M.D.S.H.S. would like to thank the Schonstedt Instrument Company for the donation of the locator for our raffle. To show appreciation or for more information about Schonstedt's line of locators, they may be contacted at: Schonstedt Instrument Company, 100 Edmond Road, Kearneysville, WV 25430; Phone: (304) 725-1050 or (800) 999-8280; Fax: (304) 725-1095. or visit them on the web

Thank your for your consideration in supporting our organization. If you decide to purchase tickets, I wish you good luck and I hope that you are the winner. Just like our previous winners listed here, you never know, plus you are helping a good cause!

Past Winners List

2002 - Mr. Larry Perkins - Schonstedt model# GA-52Cx Photo
2002 - Mr. Rich Thompson -SubSurface Instruments
2003 – Mr. Robert Nielsen – Subsurface Instruments model# ML1D (w/soft & hard case)
2004 - Mr. Bill Hurdle  – Schonstedt model# GA-92XTd
2005 – Mr. Rick Skierka - Schonstedt model# GA-52Cx
2006 – Mr. John Pettley- Schonstedt model# GA-92XTd
2007 – Mr. Wayne Johnson – Schonstedt, model# GA-92XTd
2008 – Mr. Larry Dixon -  Schonstedt model# GA-92XTd
2009 - firm of Kier & Wright, Santa Clara, CA - Schonstedt model# GA-92XTd Photo


2010 – YOUR NAME COULD BE HERE! Schonstedt model# GA-92XTd

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