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  • Ideal for surveyors, excavation and foundation contractors
  • Solid steel construction with corrosion-resistant finish
  • For use with any string or line
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Assess the true vertical or horizontal of a surface, line up points, transfer points or identify if a material is veering off plumb with the Empire Level 8 oz. steel plumb bob. This tool features a plated finish that protects it from corrosion and rust, which helps prevent it from wearing prematurely. It's also made of solid steel, making the Empire Level 8 oz. steel plumb bob strong and long-lasting. For added durability, it has a hardened steel tip as well. Ideal for use by surveyors, excavators, contractors and construction workers, the Empire Level plated finish plumb bob adjusts to almost any need by working with the string or line of your choice. It's small and lightweight as well, making it extremely portable and easily stored in most tool boxes or tool belts.
  • Empire 908 8 oz. steel plumb bob is great for lining up and transferring points
  • Great for determining the vertical line from the point of suspension to a point on the ground
  • Built with durable plated steel to resist rust
  • Built to be able to quickly attach to string or line
  • Accurately machined with a sharpened steel point
  • Corrosion resistant point for longer life
  • 1-year limited manufacture warranty
  • Includes: 8 oz. steel plumb bob

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  • 73% recommend this product
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Smarter than a plumb bob! People have complained about putting string through a hole on this thin...
Smarter than a plumb bob! People have complained about putting string through a hole on this thing. If you can't do that, you shouldn't be using it. No problems, good product, especially for the price. I used the line in the picture, and to keep it from fraying, I burned the end with a match
by BobPlumb
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    1 person found this helpful
    Great simple plumb bob
    There's not a whole lot you can say about a plumb bob. I like this one because it has a good sharp drop point and the string always stays centered. It is also nice because you can wrap the string around the body and throw it back in your belt or tool box. If you tried that with one of the pear shaped plumb bobs, the string would unravel and you would have a mess.
    by Chris
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    What can I say? It’s a plumb. It’s name is Bob.
    At least I assume his name is Bob; I hope I haven’t been calling him by the wrong name. But they can’t *all* be named Bob; that would just be weird. Even that guy on Newhart who had 2 brothers named Darrell wasn’t named Darrell... But I digress. Bob is a lovely, sturdy, pointed piece of metal. As you can see from the closeup, he's got a hole on top to thread a cord down into and knot it, so it'll slide back into that notch and he'll be free to hang straight down. It took me a little experimenting to find the right thickness of cord to clear the top hole and channel, but also leave a knot of the right size to both fit back into the channel but not slip back up through the top hole. I'm sure there's cord made just for this purpose, but i ended up using a doubled strand of soft twine and it worked just fine. Now Bob's ready for anything I need to plumb ( or see how out of plumb things are, which can get depressing in an older house :-)
    by rosif3r
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    7 people found this helpful
    This can’t get any more simple when it comes to...
    This can’t get any more simple when it comes to a plumb bob. Simple and easy!
    by Stephen
    • Verified Purchase
    Shiny and heavy it plumbs well as expected...
    Shiny and heavy it plumbs well as expected
    by HomeDepotCustomer
    • Verified Purchase
    Impossible to hang it true
    Since the cap isn't removable, it is impossible to string it to hang perfectly true. Any knot you tie will cause it to tilt and be off by a 1/4"+. Returning 4 of these for the better ones with a removable cap.
    by Chris
    Response from Milwaukee ToolJul 6, 2021
    Hello, this is Sarah with Milwaukee Tool. Chris, thanks for your review. We would like the opportunity to investigate your feedback further on your Empire 8 oz. Steel Plumb Bob . We would value hearing your input on why this product didn’t meet your expectations and how we can improve in the future. Please feel free to contact us directly at socialmedia@milwaukeetool.com so we can get this matter resolved as soon as possible for you. Thank You
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      by HomeDepotCustomer
      • Verified Purchase
      Good quality and value.
      Good quality and value.
      by MakitaFan
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      • Recommended Product
      The design for string attachment is a bit challenging...
      The design for string attachment is a bit challenging
      by HomeDepotCustomer
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      My kids starting singing plumb Bob square pants!...
      My kids starting singing plumb Bob square pants!
      by JOE
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