Category: Measuring, Lasers & Levels

Bosch GLM 50 C – Bluetooth Laser Measure

I know I am going to sound like a broken record, but I don’t care.  When it comes to levels and measuring, Bosch is the company to beat.  Not only do they make reliable, durable and accurate measuring tools, but they offer a huge variety of them.  While most companies will develop maybe one or two laser distant measures (LDM), but Bosch goes one step further.  They know people use LDMs for all sorts of things.  While one user might want all the bells and whistles, another user might just want something smaller to take a quick measurement.  So...

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Bosch GIM 120 – 48″ Digital Level

When it comes to levels and measuring, no one beats Bosch.  They have the quality, experience, reliability and accuracy that no one can top. Back in February we had a chance to take a look at some of their new measuring tools and the Bosch GIM 120 was one of these tools we saw first hand.  We get a ton of emails about which tools to buy.  As you know, there are a ton of manufacturers available and a lot of the tools are pretty much the same, so it can be hard to recommend one specific tool.  However...

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Milwaukee 12:1 Infrared Temp-Gun 2268-20

Milwaukee recently introduced their new line of infrared Temp-Guns.  The one we are taking a look at today is the 12:1 model 2268-20 temp gun.  This new tool has a clearer and faster scanning process.  Milwaukee has been making temp guns for a while and I have to say you get a great temp gun for a reasonable price compared to their competition. While some temp guns are only good for indoor or outdoor use, this one is designed to be used in either area.  The protected LCD screen is easy to read, plus a back-lit LED screen helps...

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FLIR CM174 Imaging 600A AC/DC Clamp Meter

FLIR is a big time player in the test and measurement industry.  They are known especially for their innovative thermal imaging technology and are used worldwide in all sorts of critical applications.  They have put a new twist on the clamp meter.  They have added a thermal imaging sensor to it, called Infrared Guided Measurement (IGM).  What it does is allow the technician to pinpoint a problem by using thermal heat imaging.  Generally something that is warm or hotter than its surroundings can indicate an issue.   Instead of probing you can now see the problem real time and use...

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Dewalt Lasers – Christmas in a 12V

If you have been following us for a while, you already know the Bosch GLL-80 is my favorite laser (See our revisit of the Bosch Laser).  I love the laser because it’s not only durable, but practical.  The Bosch has the capability to project a line laser 360° in a horizontal and vertical direction.  Well Dewalt came out with their new Dewalt lasers and we had a chance to take a look at all four models. Dewalt Lasers DW089LG – 12v MAX* 3 x 360 Green Line Laser – Retail Price $549 DW088LG – 12v MAX*Green Cross Line Laser – Retail...

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