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Old 07-02-2017, 06:39 PM   #1
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Transit Vs Rotary Laser


Getting into site layout and was wondering what you guys recommended for a transit vs a rotary laser. Also any tips/tricks would be appreciated
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Anyone used the zip level? Any opinions on it?
http://ziplevel.com/index.php?ID=741...:0:0:0:0&PID=0
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Anyone used the zip level? Any opinions on it?
http://ziplevel.com/index.php?ID=741...:0:0:0:0&PID=0
We have been curious for years on the Zip level. I can't find anyone who has used one first hand. We work in full sun 99% of the time and having to mess with setting up a laser and using the detector to find elevations is a pain in the ass. The Zip level looks like it would be a time saver, that's for sure.

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Probably need a little more information on how you plan on using the laser. Flat work or sewer work? Large project or less than a few hundred feet?

I haven't seen a transit used in over 25 years. One thing about it, the batteries are never dead.
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I have a rotary laser and it does fine for what I do... I think it's the GRL400 Bosch
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We have been curious for years on the Zip level. I can't find anyone who has used one first hand. We work in full sun 99% of the time and having to mess with setting up a laser and using the detector to find elevations is a pain in the ass. The Zip level looks like it would be a time saver, that's for sure.
Yeah, laser is too time consuming to set up and takes up a decent amount of storage space too. Not to mention that the sun messes with the detector sometimes. Zip seems pretty stupid proof, and quick to set up.

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