Made of high strength clear anodized aluminum for lightweight, rugged, dependable operation.
They will not rust, split, splinter, swell or warp in any environment.
Tape has heavy duty matte textured face: Easy on the eyes in bright
sunlight and Protects the tape numbers from wear and fading.
Tape lock grommets are oversized made of heavy duty brass.
Greatly minimizes the problem of tape tearing.
Solid tape lock with internal brake slide; Strong, trouble-free operation.
Tape lock pin cannot puncture tape.
Designed not to tear, puncture or rip tape when pushed against tape face instead of the grommet hole.
DuPont nylon parts.
Tough and rugged for long-lasting life. Same material used for ski bindings and motorcycle parts.
Made in Redmond, Oregon, USA
How Direct Reading/True Elevation Grade Rods work:
Direct Reading, or True Elevation (also known as Lenker style) is a
Grade Rod with a moveable tape face allowing you to set the actual
benchmark elevation, or any elevation, above or below the bench into the
The actual true elevation above sea level is read on these rods, thus eliminating errors caused by adding or subtracting.
Since no math is involved, grade shots are much faster than conventional style rods.
On most jobsites, the bench elevation is typically established by
survey, and all elevations on that project are above that or below
primary bench elevation.
LaserLine Direct Reading Optical Rod Schematic
WARNING - This product contains chemicals known to the state of California to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.p65warnings.ca.gov.