Point and Shoot. Laser distance meters allow one person to quickly measure a space with the push of a button, and they make area and volume calculations too. DeWalt's new DW030 Laser Distance Measurer can measure in feet and inches, inches, and metric units, with a maximum range of 100 feet. Its accuracy is +/- 1/8 inch with a repeatability of 2 millimeters (5/64 inch). It calculates from its back or front surface and has a continuous reading mode for walking off measurements. It lists for $139. DeWalt, 888/433-9258. www.dewalt.com
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