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USGS Sounding Reel, E-53, Metric, w/0.125 Dia. Cable, 50m

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95.00 LBS

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The E-53 Sounding Reel is used to position stream gaging and sample collection equipment. It is equipped for power operation and is used with up to 300 pound (136 kg) weights and samplers. The reel has an effective drum circumference of 2 feet (61 cm) and has 165 feet (50.3 m) of 0.125 inch (0.32 cm) cable or 200 feet (61 m) of 0.10 inch (0.254 cm) cable. It is equipped with a USGS-type computing depth indicator. It comes with a friction brake which is controlled by a permanently attached crank on the right side of the reel, which is located on the end of the jack shaft next to the double "V" drive pulley. A hand crank which can be fitted to the pulley end of the jack shaft is supplied for emergency use. Additionally, the reel comes with 0.125-inch (0.32 cm) cable and a steel trunk, and is supplied with a Type B connector. See the Technical Data section for more information on sounding reel selection.   


Reel, Sndg, E-53, Met, .125