Factory Reconditioned Bosch GOL 32-RT 32X Zoom Optical Level

Bosch Model: bshrgol32-rt
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Factory Reconditioned Bosch GOL 32-RT 32X Zoom Optical Level Bosch Model: bshrgol32-rt

Product Features & specs :

Factory Reconditioned Bosch GOL 32-RT 32X Zoom Optical Level

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Buy with confidence! Our Reconditioned items include all necessary parts and are guaranteed to function like new, backed by our 120 Day money back guarantee. Please note however that reconditioned units received from the manufacturer may or may not include accessories shown with this listing.
Features:
  • Self leveling compensator with transport lock protects pendulum against damage and loss of calibration
  • Large aperture 32X power lens allows more light for a sharper image and excellent magnification
  • Weather resistant design - IP54
  • Solid metal base and three precision leveling screws provides stability in all weather for precision leveling
  • Both horizontal/vertical crosshairs and Stadia lines for measuring level, alignment and estimated distance
  • Top mount quick sigh for quick sighting of leveling rod
  • Circular bubble vial with 90 degree prism for easy, fast setup
What’s Included:
  • 32X Zoom Optical Level - GOL32-RT
  • Plumb Bob
  • Tool Kit
  • Carrying Case
Accuracy Margin
+/- 1/16 in
Tripod Thread
5/8 in - 11 in
Unit of Measure
Feet
Protection Class
IP54
Accuracy Margin Distance
100 ft
Effective Range
400 ft
Magnification Rating
32x
Length
5.6 in.
Width
5.3 in.
Height
8.3 in.
Weight
3.7 lbs.
Warranty Term
1 Year

Reviews :

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Easy To Use (3)
Value (3)
Powerful (1)
Best Uses
Large Projects (3)
Small Projects (3)
Jobsite (3)
Frequent Use (2)
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Easy To Use
Value
Best Uses
Large Projects
Small Projects
Jobsite
Very good value for the money
I purchased this as a factory reconditioned unit, with full warranty, which enabled me to buy a much higher quality instrument for my budget. This unit is very well made, and once it is set up, it is easy to use. I purchased a Bosch tripod to go with it, which I am also very happy with.

The three Bosch models in this lineup are essentially identical except for the magnification. This unit has the highest (32x), which is good for longer distances. The tradeoff, however, is that the image is quite sensitive to very small movements or vibrations of the instrument or tripod.

The carrying case is very well made and has a place for the level and all supplied accessories. I was surprised that the unit required calibration even though it had just come from the factory. The spirit level was not in alignment when I spun the unit 180 degrees. The manual describes how to fix this issue, but it was quite tedious as a first time user.

The level also needed line-of-sight adjustment; that is, the optics were slightly out of horizontal alignment. Again, the manual explained how to fix this, but it too was a tedious procedure. I would have expected these errors to be adjusted out at the factory.

Speaking of the manual - I would call it minimally adequate. If it had been better done, I would have given 5 stars. The illustrations are all gathered at the beginning of the text, so you have to keep flipping back and forth while reading the instructions. Also, the instructions themselves would benefit from some clarifications and better examples. It's great that the setup instructions are there, but it took me 2-3 readings and several trial-and-error passes to figure out exactly what they were trying to communicate.

Overall, the instrument is made with quality parts and is well assembled. The two things I would like to see improved would be a little heavier cross-hairs in the optical sight, and white paint in the markings on the circular degree ring around the base of the unit. Black on black is not super visible. A "nice to have" would be a vernier scale for accurately reading values between degrees on the circular degree ring.
July 13, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Describe Yourself:
Professional
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Easy To Use
Value
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Large Projects
Small Projects
Jobsite
A great tool for a great price.
I couldn’t be happier with my purchase. Buying a reconditioned tool makes it possible to own quality tools.
March 6, 2018
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Describe Yourself:
Avid Do-it-Yourselfer
Would you recommend this product?
Yes
Pros
Easy To Use
Powerful
Value
Best Uses
Frequent Use
Large Projects
Small Projects
Jobsite
Satisfied Customer
The reconditioned Bosch GOL32-RT32X I purchased through CPO was shipped promptly, in excellent condition. Had it checked and found it to be only .003 off at 300 ft. Have used it several times, it is easy to adjust and use. Would highly recommend this product to anyone looking for a accurate and dependable level.
January 28, 2017
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Describe Yourself:
Professional

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Is the instruction manual included?
A shopper on May 21, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Yes. It is minimally adequate, but tells you everything you need to know, including how to adjust the instrument if it gets out of alignment.
Does level come with a tripod

Yes, Does this come with a tripod?
Charlie W on Apr 15, 2018
BEST ANSWER: No, a tripod is not included.
Why does the reticle disappear at times?
KLM Builders on Sep 6, 2019

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