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Old 10-28-2017, 01:57 PM   #61
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Re: GIVEAWAY: Pacific Laser Systems PLS 180 Cross Line Laser


I just used the 3 lasers I have on a bath remodel. Used a combo of cross line and dot to center a freestanding tub with chandelier centered above. Used them to line up vanity lights, cabinets, tile floor, tile walls and chair rail.

I sometimes find myself needing 2 cross line lasers. I use them often but at times a level and pencil is a better choice.
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Old 10-28-2017, 03:03 PM   #62
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Re: GIVEAWAY: Pacific Laser Systems PLS 180 Cross Line Laser


would probably use it most everyday that I take measures
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Re: GIVEAWAY: Pacific Laser Systems PLS 180 Cross Line Laser


Would use it every day laying out foundations and wall lines.
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Re: GIVEAWAY: Pacific Laser Systems PLS 180 Cross Line Laser


I would use it multiple times each week. Installing cabinets, interior trim like wainscot paneling and chair rail, tile layout, framing basement walls, helping my electricians line up lighting fixtures, etc. The applications are endless.
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I would use it 1-2 times a week, depending on the job. I love using as laser for setting cabinets and doing tile layouts. I've also used it for walls and running trim

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As a general carpenter and remodeler I would use it nearly daily... It is a fantastic tool to use from doing trim and doors to tile to decking and siding... A former employer of mine had one a PLS and we used the hell out of it. If I were to use it tomorrow, it would be used for tile layout...Next week? On a window job!
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I use my lasers all the time. Once you learn how to use them to their full capabilities it's amazing how handy they are. Would love to try out a green laser to see how much better they are then my red ones.
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I use lasers every week, would love to have another one.
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Re: GIVEAWAY: Pacific Laser Systems PLS 180 Cross Line Laser


the outside sensor will be handy, I need to extend some outdoor drainage pipe before the winter. Great for drop ceilings. Once a week or so.
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Re: GIVEAWAY: Pacific Laser Systems PLS 180 Cross Line Laser


Even as a designer, I use a laser to see if a potential as-built model has a drop in the floor or ceiling that needs to be remedied before commencing with the regular work.

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I gotta say, I guess I need one to learn how to use lasers better! I have simply not figured out how to use them in framing very efficiently...I did love it on the last cabinet install, but a door jamb? I struggle to understand how you guys are using it for doors/windows (other than if you're keeping jambs at the same height?). I do also love the help in keeping tile lines straight too though!
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Re: GIVEAWAY: Pacific Laser Systems PLS 180 Cross Line Laser


I like using mine on tall walls to check how out of plumb they are.
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How often would I use it you ask?

If I had one of those when I first started in this business, I'd be retired and hanging out at the beach by now!
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I use lasers every single day at work. Steel stud is where we use different lasers most often. I use them to shoot square lines, and to transfer wall lines up. I'll use a point laser for setting corners on furring out columns, and a horizontal line to check floor variances to cut studs to level for structural mezzanines. I actually barely ever touch a bubble level.
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As a one man band, I would use it several times a week. They work good in place of a snap line. Its often difficult to chalk a line on a floor by myself. They're super handy for interior framing and t-bar grids.
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I use it on my sharks.

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I use my laser line for getting perfect slope on flat roofs. Never a puddle.
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Like any good tool once you have I think one tends to use it more. Residing houses sometimes with lot of different levels and in and outs it would make things easy in setup . Also would be great when installing windows.
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