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Shopping for a rotary laser is no easy matter: There are many contenders on the market, in a wide range of prices, each promising accuracy and quick setup. I wanted to find a rotary laser with a strong beam, one I could see easily indoors for finish work like wainscoting, cabinets, and casing. I also wanted a beam that would be visible outdoors, for occasional foundation work, decks, exterior trim, and siding. Obviously, I wanted a tool that is dead-nuts accurate — or as close to it as I could find — for as great a working range as possible. Finally, I set out to find a tool that felt affordable for the