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USGS B-56 Sounding Reel, Canadian Counter

Item No.:
65.00 LBS
Canadian Counter is Built/Made to order. Lead Time: 14-16 Weeks

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The B-56 Sounding Reel is used to position stream gaging and sample collection equipment. The reel is intended for either power or manual operation. The power drive, Model 3260, is an option and is described on the this page. The reel has 144 feet (43.9 meters) of 0.10-inch (0.25 cm) or 115 feet (35.1 m) of 0.125 inch (0.32 cm) cable. The reel is equipped with a USGS-type computing depth indicator which can be furnished to read in either English or metric units, and has a clutch for controlling free-fall speed of the sounding weight or sediment sampler. The Model 3237 (Canadian) comes with a 4-digit counter which displays the depth digitally in centimeters. The reel is equipped with a ratchet and pawl which must be engaged to hold the metering or sampling equipment in position. The reel is provided with a removable two-position crank to enable manual operation, 0.10-inch (0.25 cm) cable and a steel trunk; and it is supplied with a Type B connector.


Reel, Sndg, B-56, MetCan, .100