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Old 03-19-2013, 06:39 AM   #1
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Thinking of purchasing a Laser Distance Measure and wanting to know if anyone has experience and maybe recommendations on a good model.

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Old 03-19-2013, 06:44 AM   #2
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What's your plans for it?
Just trying to figure out if your trying to measure out property, measure a room, hunting?

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Old 03-19-2013, 06:59 AM   #3
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Construction, inside and out, 100' max distance.
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I do not remember the brand, but somebody gave me a laser distance measure as a gift a few years back. It was pretty much useless except for getting rough (very rough) measurements. But it was probably an inexpensive unit.
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That's what I was thinking.
Unless your just trying to get a rough measurement of sq. footage for something like carpet, tile, paint, fill dirt it would be pretty usless for anything to do with home repairs.
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The Hilti unit I have is darn accurate. I have checked it against the tape and it is good down to a 1/16th of an inch.

That being said, I have never used it for cutting measurements, just take offs.
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Thinking of purchasing a Laser Distance Measure and wanting to know if anyone has experience and maybe recommendations on a good model.
it may help to give us your spending limit, I used a system that was accurate to 0.0001', but it cost $30,000.
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Good Video:
http://www.finehomebuilding.com/vide...ing-tools.aspx

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