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#1 posted 02-20-2013 10:56 PM

Loren, a few months ago, I purchased a few laser levels from Bosch, Dewalt, CST-Berger, Skil, etc.

The problem with using any of those, while providing a great reference for rough or large scale work, is that they all are terrible at fine detail.

In this link, (scroll down (from my (our) blog)), you can see the issue you’ll be facing with most laser levels. The CST used a rotary mirror/prism to project a “plane”. The others employed similar but not rotary. The lines were way too thick for precision work, but work great for foundation measurements, gutter alignment, picture frames, cabinetry, etc.

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