Klein Tools 93LCLG Self-Leveling Green Cross Line Laser with Plumb Spot Review
What Is A Plumb Spot Lid?
Plumb spots are a type of optical effect that occurs when light bounces off a surface and hits another surface at an angle. These surfaces may or may not have any air between them, so there is no direct contact between the two surfaces. When light strikes these surfaces, it causes an image to appear on the second surface. The first surface will show a reflection of the reflected image, while the other surface shows nothing but white.
The term “plumb spot” refers to the shape of this phenomenon. A flat mirror is called a plumb spot because its reflections look like they’re all pointing straight down. A plumb spot looks something like a small round hole in the center of the object being viewed.
A plumb spot lid is basically a piece of glass that sits over the top of your lamp. It acts as a lens, focusing light onto the lamp’s filament. The exact way this process works is a little complicated, but just know that it makes the filament burn hotter and brighter. This increased temperature makes the light appear whiter and more closely matches sunlight.
Klein Tools 93LCLG Self-Leveling Green Cross Line Laser with Plumb Spot
When you’re using a laser level or any other kind of line for that matter, you need to know whether it’s level or not in the area you’re working in. If it’s off just a little bit, that means that your cross lines and circle aren’t going to be perfect. If you’re using this for something like hanging pictures or a TV, then it doesn’t have a huge effect. However, if you’re hanging drywall or electrical wire where precision is absolutely necessary, then having a little slop in your line is going to result in a sub-par finished product.
This is where the plumb spot on this level comes in. This level has a little mirror built into the front of it that helps you see if your beam is going straight up and down. If it’s not, you can use the built-in adjustment knobs to get it right every time. The plumb spot is also really helpful when you’re trying to line laser beams in different directions, like across the room or from one side of a wall to another.
You can line up your first beam, then just turn the level to where you want your second beam to go and it will reflect off of your first beam and give you an instant plumb line.
Most people don’t seem to be aware that on a lot of jobs, accuracy matters. Getting pictures hung straight and having wires run in straight lines can make a huge difference in how a house looks and feels. This is why I love my laser level so much. It’s really given me a lot more confidence in my work and made me look much better as an installer.
I’ve tried a few different laser levels and this one is by far my favorite. The price is great, the accuracy is fantastic, and I love the size and feel of it. I also really like how long the battery lasts. I’ve used this thing all day long on a single charge without ever having to switch it out.
When I first started using this, I had a hard time not just setting up my lines perfectly with every beam. In reality though, it’s OK to just get close. Close is usually good enough to see the general area of where your lines should go. I’ve found that as long as my vertical and horizontal lines are roughly where they’re supposed to be, then nobody really cares if they’re perfect. I do think that this level has increased my productivity a little bit, but mainly I think it’s just made me look better at my job.
This thing is durable too. I’ve dropped it more times that I can count, and it still works like a charm. It’s also small and easy to hold in your hand so you can direct the laser with ease. Definitely give this one a look if you’re in the market for a laser level.
I think you’ll be as happy with it as I am.
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