Thanks for the replies.

We have ample room to get add another 200-300 yards in length if need be. Of course, I'd be against it, since 6385 is what fits naturally. But I could easily add 15 metres to get to 6400.

JThompson,

Go spread your offensive comments somewhere else. For a new guy in town, you're not going to make any friends.

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It is high time that the americans switch to the metric system. The metric system has many advantages:

1) It is based on a factor of 10. What's easier, multiplying by 10 or by 12?

2) The units of length, volume and weight are inter-related. One litre = 1,000 cu.cm. = 1kg of water; 1 ton = 1,000kg; 1 hectare = 10,000 sq.m.

Here is a simple calculations we do on site:

*Imperial* A bunker is 2,000 sq.ft., with 4-inch depth of sand. How many cu.yds. of sand do we need to bring in? Answer: I don't know, I don't have a calculator handy. I'd have to divide 2,000 by 12 then multiply by 4 to get cu.inches, then divide that by 27 to get cu.yds. *Metric* A bunker is 200 sq.m. with 10 cm depth of sand. How many cu.m. of sand do we need to bring in? Answer: 20cu.m. As we know, 10cm is 0.1m, so 200 sq.m * 0.1m = 20cu.m.

See what I mean?