Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters

The SKINNY DIPPER water level indicator is used for measuring the depth of narrow water in wells, boreholes and standpipes.

Features

  • Narrow 1⁄4" tape and probe
  • Tape guide and third hand well casing hanger included
  • Heron carry bag included
List Price $597.00
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Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters1300-100FT SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & imperial increments, 100'
$567.15
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Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters 1300-30M SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & metric increments, 30m
$567.15
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Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters 1300-200FT SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & imperial increments, 200'
$646.00
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Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters 1300-60M SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & metric increments, 60m
$646.00
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Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters 1300-300FT SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & imperial increments, 300'
$726.75
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Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters 1300-100M SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & metric increments, 100m
$726.75
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Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters 1300-500FT SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & imperial increments, 500'
$896.80
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Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters 1300-150M SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & metric increments, 150m
$896.80
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Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters
1300-100FT
SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & imperial increments, 100'
Usually ships in 3-5 days
$567.15
Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters
1300-30M
SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & metric increments, 30m
Usually ships in 3-5 days
$567.15
Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters
1300-200FT
SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & imperial increments, 200'
Usually ships in 3-5 days
$646.00
Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters
1300-60M
SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & metric increments, 60m
Usually ships in 3-5 days
$646.00
Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters
1300-300FT
SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & imperial increments, 300'
Usually ships in 3-5 days
$726.75
Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters
1300-100M
SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & metric increments, 100m
Usually ships in 3-5 days
$726.75
Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters
1300-500FT
SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & imperial increments, 500'
Usually ships in 3-5 days
$896.80
Heron SKINNY DIPPER Water Level Meters
1300-150M
SKINNY DIPPER water level meter with 1/4" probe & metric increments, 150m
Usually ships in 3-5 days
$896.80

Overview
The SKINNY DIPPER water level indicator is used for measuring the depth of narrow water in wells, boreholes and standpipes. This specialized unit is designed for narrow tubes and piezometers. The SKINNY DIPPER will signal water with a bright LED light and solid buzzer tone allowing the user to make water level measurements accurate to 1/100th ft or to each millimeter. The SKINNY DIPPER signals when contact is made with water, the water shorts the probe tip and body to complete a circuit. There is no on/off switch. The switch is the water.

Tape Specifications
The SKINNY DIPPER uses a high strength Polyethylene tape, the diameter of which is a narrow 1⁄4”. The flexible tape winds smoothly onto the tough Nylon reel. Inside the tape are embedded two stainless steel conductors which carry the signal from the probe to the electronic module. The SKINNY DIPPER tape is marked to engineering scale: Feet and tenths with markings every 1/100ft.

Electronic Module Specifications
The SKINNY DIPPER includes a fully potted, fully field removable electronic module. The super bright red LED and buzzer are housed inside this water tight module. The sensitivity dial on the SKINNY DIPPER allows false signals from cascading water to be tuned out enabling the most accurate readings possible. The electronic circuit converts the DC battery current to an alternating current; this prevents corrosion and mineral build up on the probe. The SKINNY DIPPER works on one 9 volt battery in an easy access battery drawer mounted on the front of the module.

Probe Specifications
The SKINNY DIPPER comes with a weighted, slim line 1/4” (0.635cm) diameter probe. The narrow diameter of the probe makes the SKINNY DIPPER an ideal water level indicator for narrow tubes and direct push equipment.

Reel Specifications
The SKINNY DIPPER is a well balanced unit. The stand alone, sturdy steel frame is coated in Polyurethane for durability. The vinyl coated carry handle is ergonomically designed for comfort and easier rewinding. The reel flanges and center hub are moulded from high strength Nylon turning on a stainless steel axle allowing the smooth running of tape up and down the well or borehole. The third hand well casing hanger and tape guide are standard features on all Heron water level indicators.

  • (1) SKINNY DIPPER water level meter
  • (1) Carry bag
  • (1) Tape guide
  • (1) Casing hanger
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