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  • Use athletic field marking CHALK.
  • Run a string line between two stakes for line designation.
  • Pour chalk into line marker to about the halfway mark.
  • Line up marker on string line, open lever to release chalk, and push marker along line. When done shut off lever.
  • If chalk clogs machine just loosen it up by stirring the chalk in the machine.
  • Do not wash marker.
  • Keep machine dry at all times.

Curved Lines

This requires 2 people

Person #1

  • Measure/locate and pin center point.
  • Run string from center pin to length of radius.
  • Tie in a pin on string at correct length.
  • Keep line taut at all times and do arc by walking with the string.

Person #2

  • Follow person #1 where they are holding the tape/string with marker.
  • With tight curves, you may want to lift the back wheels off the ground slightly.

For More Information

311 Contact Centre

Online Contact 311 Online

In Edmonton: 311
Outside Edmonton: 780-442-5311

TTY 780-944-5555

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