What do you think about this laser level?

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  1. Apr 22, 2010 #1

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    Well, isn't this a little "overkill" for just hanging pictures and photos?
     
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    Sometimes, maybe almost always, you have to align things parallel to the nearest vertical or horizontal lines.
     
  4. Apr 23, 2010 #4

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    Diyfreeman:

    I'd recommend that you buy just the 16" laser level without the tripod and other stuff. The price on electronic tools like this is going down and even a simple laser level is going to do all that you need.

    I have this laser level kit:

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    It's cheap. I'm guessing $39.99. I didn't buy it, I won it as a prize in a "Nicest guy" contest.

    And, after 10 years, I have yet to use the tripod. All I've ever used is the laser level itself. It's seldom that I use the laser, but when I do need it, nothing else works quite as well.

    By all means, buy a laser level. But take it from experience that you really don't need to spend a lot of money. A $20 laser level is really all most people need, and the extra money you spend beyond that could be used for more important things... like a pair of real cool fuzzy dice to hang from the rear view mirror of your car... or maybe some plastic pink flamingos for your front yard... or a Sam Cook record album.
     
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  5. Apr 26, 2010 #5

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    Thanks!!:)

    I have already won the bidding on the SlopeView laser protractor.
    And I am testing on it.
    It seems great with rechargeable function and palm size only.:cool:
     
  6. Apr 26, 2010 #6

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    Good luck with it. I prefer the self leveling ones but the fact that one has a digital readout it makes it easy enough to make level.

    @cork-guy Some of us always look for an excuse for a cool new tool, don't spoil his fun!
     
  7. Apr 28, 2010 #7

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    That's a very nice laser level kit Nestor! :)
     
  8. Apr 29, 2010 #8

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    XI. - Thou shalt not covet thy neighbor's laser level.
     

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