Rickly USGS Top Setting Wading Rods

Wading rods are used with instruments that measure water flow rates and discharge in shallow rivers and streams.

Features

  • Available in English & metric units
  • Handle is constructed of anodized aluminum
  • Works with many popular flow meters
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Rickly USGS Top Setting Wading Rods105-001 Top setting wading rod with English increments, 4 ft.
$380.00
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USGS Top Setting 6' Wading Rod 105-002 Top setting wading rod with English increments, 6 ft.
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USGS Top Setting 1.2m Wading Rod 105-008 Top setting wading rod with metric increments, 1.2m
$400.00
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USGS Top Setting 1.5m Wading Rod 105-009 Top setting wading rod with metric increments, 1.5m
$420.00
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Wading rods are used with instruments that measure water flow rates and discharge in shallow rivers and streams. In fact, many popular flow meters require a wading rod to operate properly. Some of these include the SonTek FlowTracker, Marsh McBirney Flo-Mate, OTT MF pro, Type AA, and pygmy current meters.

Two versions of the wading rod are available - one with English units for measuring depth and another with metric units. The English rod is marked in feet and tenths of feet. It may be ordered in 4', 6', 8', and 10' long models. The metric rod is marked in centimeters and has a length of 1.2m, 1.5m, 2m, or 3m.

Water depth can be determined simply by looking at the graduated markings on the wading rod. The anodized aluminum handle incorporates a scale to indicate the correct position of the flow meter at the 0.2, 0.6, and 0.8 depth settings. By simply pressing a button, you can properly position your flow probe to raise or lower it to the correct depth. There is no need to remove the flow meter from the water to set it to the correct setting.

  • (1) Top setting wading rod
  • (1) Threaded base plate with lock washer
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