The winner of the 2013 Magnetic Locator Raffle is: Timothy "Tim" Mack!

Tim works for the firm of Nelms Surveying, Inc., Bakersfield, CA, as Chief of Parties.


Nelms Surveying; Inc. opened business in April of 1992 in the Bakersfield area providing services throughout California which include a variety of disciplines within the profession; such as boundary resolutions, topographic surveys, route surveys, construction staking, land division, and expert testimony.

Timothy (Tim) Mack


Timothy (Tim) Mack
Chief of Parties.
Nelms Surveying, Inc.

332 E. Norris Road Suite #4
Bakersfield, CA 93308
(661) 399-9006



Congratulations go out to Tim as well as our thanks for purchasing raffle tickets, including the winning one of course!

To see a photo of Tim with the Schonstedt please click here.


We would also like to thank those individuals and/or companies that purchased raffle tickets this year.  This year we only sold 107 tickets, so if you missed a chance to purchase tickets, next year consider purchising them through the mail. Even though ticket sales were down we still raised $430! Proceeds from 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”

This year’s (2013) raffle was for one Schonstedt, model# GA-52Cx Locator (Serial # 292781) valued by the manufacturer at $917.00.

The Winner was determined by a random drawing held on March 26, 2013 at the conclusion of the exhibitors’ displays at the
CLSA/NALS Conference 2013 at the Silver Legacy Resort & Casino, Reno, Nevada. M.D.S.H.S. would like to thank CLSA/NALS for the donation of our exhibit space and for allowing us to hold our raffle as a part of their event.


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


To view a full color poster about the raffle please click here.
To download a full color poster about the raffle in pdf format, please click here.
To download a full color brochure about the metal locator in .pdf format, please click here.


To see a list of past raffle winner's Visit our Past Winners List Page.  


2014 – YOUR NAME COULD BE HERE! – Check back next year

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