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Superfluous DIY Technology

We have just bought a laser level. Who needs a spirit level when you can just stick a laser to the wall? (Well actually there are a pair of spirit levels built-in so you can be sure that your laser line is, err, level)


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Dec. 28th, 2004 09:23 am (UTC)
I was gonna say!
Dec. 28th, 2004 10:03 am (UTC)
can you briefly explain how it works? I imagine that if you put a laser on a normal spirit level then it wont be any more accurate - just larger. Do you bang a nail in the wall and let it hang vertical with the laser coming out the sides?
Dec. 28th, 2004 10:30 am (UTC)
If I have the idea right you shove it on a tripod or something then use the projected line instead of a pencil line.
Dec. 28th, 2004 10:41 am (UTC)
It's a small device mounted on a swivel base with a cross pair of levels in the device body. You can stick it to the wall with the included super-blutac or mount it on a tripod...
Dec. 28th, 2004 10:26 am (UTC)
Was this in the Argos sale? Noticed they had one cheap, but they'd sold out at the branch I went to yesterday.
Dec. 28th, 2004 10:42 am (UTC)
No, something we found at Homebase when looking for a new screwdriver...
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