PLS Lasers, Looking at the PLS2E and PLS5EX

I've been looking at some laser tools and think I'm pretty settled on the PLS2E and the PLS5EX.
Has anyone used these? Good Bad Ugly?
I'm more of a DIY Guy and not a contractor, though know the value of quality tools. So I wont be using these that often, though would like to be able to square up some fencing outside as well as light up lights in the ceiling and level out wainscoting.
Thanks, Scott<-
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On Mon, 13 Feb 2006 07:38:11 GMT, "Scott Townsend"

I've got the Pls2 and love it. I make my living hanging wallpaper. Though I use it rarely, when I have a need for it, works great. The magnetic bracket that comes with it is handy. I've used others & this is my favorite.
Only thing it won't do for me is project perpendicular lines on a ceiling.
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I own a PLS5, it is a good unit. It is a little big compared to some of the other 4-5 beam units I have used(like hilti's, robotech), the pls2 is smaller though. The other thing is that the two side beams are offset 1 inch from the up/down beam, so if you want to use it to square you have to remember to factor in that inch. Overall I think they are pretty good.
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I've owned a PLS 3 and loved it. Never had any trouble with it. Never dreamed when I bought it all the uses I would think of for it. Used it for everything from setting beams level to marking out top and bottom plates for interior partitions to plumbing trusses. Also owned a Robotoolz similar unit. peice of junk. It was not reliable--tried to get the company to fix it, but that just ended in frustration.
I also used a PLS 5 a which shoots two beams at 90 degrees. Didn't find that feature real useful, since you still have to transfer the beam down. thought it was just as fast to use traditional methods like 3-4-5 or calculated diagonals. Good quality tool though.
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