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Old 3rd May 2021, 13:05   #1
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Any have and use a digital spirit level?
I am tempted to get one but reviews vary from web site to web site or the some model.
Any recommendations for which one to get. Perhaps 2ft in length.

I may want to build a frame on a floor to fill with concrete but need to get it level as the items to stand on it do not have any adjustment for uneven floors.

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I've had this Bosch one for years:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OodNQHJlTDg

I've found it to be excellent. Particularly the "beep" function when you can't really see the bubble/read-out because your head is under a shelf etc.

Hope that helps.
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I've had this Bosch one for years:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OodNQHJlTDg

I've found it to be excellent. Particularly the "beep" function when you can't really see the bubble/read-out because your head is under a shelf etc.

Hope that helps.
Thank you, looking around the internet I am tempted by a Bosch GIM 60L. Amazon have a "deal" on it at £140.99 and I cant find it cheaper. I would like to get my hands on one to feel it, play with it and try it before buying.

I am sure I will use it more then just this one job. May be I should double check the floor before buying

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Old 3rd May 2021, 18:10   #4
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Had one of these for ages. Really handy..

https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B01HF9FJ...ing=UTF8&psc=1
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I have one of these;
https://www.laserlevelshop.co.uk/showdetails.asp?id=913
Use it alot at work and find it is very accurate, also a handy size for confined areas and easy to use.
Hope that helps, Paul.
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I am concerned that a short spirit level will be less accurate then a long one but I am having second thoughts about the Bosch GIM 60 L.
Read something that as the laser dot gets further away I think the size increases. Where would you then measure from? Ringing Bosch now to ask.
May be just the GIM 60 is the one to go for

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Oops....

Sorry Ian, mine's a GIM 60, not a 60 L. That'll teach me to double check .

I have a DeWalt DW088 cross line laser for longer distances etc.

I'd certainly have another if/when it fails.
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