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DeWalt Laser Distance Measures

DeWalt Laser Distance Measurers Compared

DeWalt has several models of laser distance measures. With a variety of features that support a range of leveling and layout applications, DeWalt Laser Distance Measures deliver a variety of accuracies and convenience to the jobsite. Ranging from 30-foot to over 330-foot working ranges, these LDMs all retail for less than $100 and some feature […]

Klein Tools 93LDM100C compact laser distance measurer

Klein Tools 93LDM100C Compact Laser Distance Measurer

The Klein Tools 93LDM100C compact laser distance measurer has quite a few differences when compared to their previous 93LDM65 model. Find out what changed, and which features were dropped in favor of a more lightweight, streamlined system in the new compact model. 93LDM100C Compact Laser Distance Measurer – The Big Deal For starters, the first […]

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Best Laser Distance Measurer for 2022

Having used dozens of laser distance measures from various brands, it’s clear some key features make a difference. The very first laser distance measure I actually owned was a Bosch GLM15, and I still use it. Since I got that tool, laser distance measures have become more commonplace. They also come with new technologies and […]

Bosch Blaze Green Laser Measures

Next-Gen Bosch Blaze Armed with 11 Different Measuring Functions and Better Range Bosch has just announced they’ve updated the Blaze line of laser measures. The second generation of these measuring tools come equipped with 11 different measuring functions and a range of up to 165 feet. Along with the improved functionality, the Blaze line also […]

Skil Laser Distance Measure

Skil 65-foot Laser Distance Measure Review ME9821-00

Taking Measurements As Easy as Pointing and Clicking The Skil 65-foot laser distance measure (ME9821-00) brings a no-nonsense measuring solution to DIYers and even entry-level professionals. Between the price, ease of use, and accuracy the Skil ME9821-00 brings, we find it a compelling choice. We also like the simplicity and innovation of the wheel measure. […]

Fluke 417D Laser Distance Meter

Fluke 417D Laser Distance Meter Blends Accuracy, Size, and Simplicity We know Fluke primarily for its test and measurement products. So it’s not terribly surprising that we’re seeing another laser distance meter coming down the pipe from the brand. Perhaps what’s a bit more surprising about the Fluke 417D laser distance meter is its size. […]

Review8.7(out of 10)
Bosch Blaze Pro GLM165-40 Laser Distance Measure

Bosch Blaze Pro GLM165-40 Laser Distance Measure

The Bosch Blaze Pro GLM165-40 Laser Distance Measure sits in the mid-range of laser measures with a nice, compact size and relatively simple control set. Let’s take a tour through its functions and see if it’s the right fit for your measurement needs. Pros Compact form factor 1/16″ accuracy 165′ range Sub-$100 price point ($89) Cons […]

Hilti Laser Range Meter

PD-S Hilti Laser Measure Coming Soon!

Kenny and I have been slaving away at the PTR offices while Clint headed out to the Hilti Innovation Day event at the Cavanaugh Air Museum in Dallas, Texas. We might be upset about by this except that he brought us back party favors. One of those is the soon-to-be-released PD-S Hilti laser measure. This […]

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Best Bosch Tools at World of Concrete 2018

Bosch is always a big player at World of Concrete with good reason. Their concrete tools are some of the best in the business. But even outside that sector, they bring their A game to show off some of the latest and greatest their project managers cook up. This year, there’s more than just new […]

Review7.5(out of 10)
General Tools 2-in-1 50-Foot Laser Tape Measure

General Tools 2-in-1 50-Foot Laser Tape Measure

We spend most of our time reviewing and writing about tools from the big name manufacturers since they are on the cutting edge of design and performance. But once in a while, we run across a tool from one of the other guys that catches our attention and seems like Pros will want to know […]