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How do a get my tool to level it self? I have not used this tool in about 5 years it is like new. It has been sitting in my garage and I went to use it to set some plum and level lines and it will not

I tried the recalibration from the instruction Manuel

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Bill the level is a pendulum type of device, therefore it is self leveling as long as it is within about 5 degrees of level. The pendulum has a lock for when it is not in use, make sure that you unlock this so the the unit can self level. It also has a flashing out-of-level indicator to warn you if you have not set the unit up within the 5 degrees of actual/real level. Paul.

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The laser is pendulum hung on a gimble assembly with bearings for smooth movement. However, if it's been sitting for a very long time, there is every possibility the bearings are now either stuck or a flat spot in them. If you give the instrument a gentle shake, and the internals move, but still wont level accurately, then likely the bearings are no good anymore. If nothing moves, then the compensator lock is still engaged or something is jamming the internals. Often the rare earth magnets used to dampen the movement of the compensators degrade over time and the coating peels off and impedes the movement of the internals. Or iron filings get in and stick to the magnets, etc.

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