Product Briefs

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    Greenlee Fish Stix

    Still using that curly steel fish tape? Try the sectional fiberglass rods now favored by electricians and telecom contractors.

     
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    FLIR 15 Professional-Grade Thermal Imaging Camera

    The FLIR 15 professional-grade thermal imaging camera uses an advanced infrared detector to quickly scan large areas to reveal energy leakage, missing insulation, radiant tubing embedded in floors, and anywhere heat is present. The tool is lightweight, compact, and easy to operate, and its 2.8-inch...

     
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    Product Watch: Starrett ProSite Combination Protractor

    From the historic company that brought us the Combination Square comes the ProSite Combination Protractor (CP505A-12), a 5-in-1 layout device designed for measuring and transferring angles.

     
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    Product Watch: C.H. Hanson Slide Square Layout Tool

    C.H. Hanson introduces a compact, new multifunction layout tool made of tough polystyrene that'll make a nice addition to your tool pouch.

     
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    Launch Time: Trimble Spectra Precision Laser

    The Spectra Precision Laser (model HV101) from Trimble is an all-purpose, horizontal- or vertical-mount layout tool for interior and general construction applications.

     
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    Launch Time: General Tools Borescope System

    The Borescope System (model DCS1500) from General Tools Instruments is a compact, rechargeable video camera that enables real-time viewing, still photography, or recording high-resolution video inside walls and other difficult-to-reach areas.

     
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    Hot Finds: Trimble Wireless Layout Manager

    Trimble's new wireless LM80 Layout Manager delivers real-time, two-way data transfer between jobsite and office.

     
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    Malco Products Sider

    If a speed square is a framer's go-to layout tool, Malco's Sider is the equivalent for vinyl-siding installers.

     
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    Leica Geosystems Disto D2 Distance Meter

    Sized to fit in a shirt pocket, the Leica Disto D2 is the smallest distance meter available and the simplest to use, says the manufacturer.

     
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    Pacific Laser Systems PLS5 Point-To-Point Laser

    The self-leveling PLS5 point-to-point laser has been updated.

     
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    Stanley FatMax Tru-Laser Distance Measurer

    Earlier this year, I bought Stanley's FatMax laser measuring device — mostly because I liked its price.

     
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    Pacific Laser Systems PLS180 Laser

    As a remodeler, not a day goes by that I don't have to do some kind of plumb or level layout.

     
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    Launch Time 2005

    This month members of the tool industry will descend on Baltimore for the annual convention and trade show of the Specialty Tools & Fasteners Distributors Association (STAFDA), an organization made up of manufacturers and distributors of construction/industrial products. The benefits for you and...

     
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