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La Crosse Technology 705-109 Waterfall Rain Gauge

4.8 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews

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  • Innovative design slides on & off bracket for ease of use
  • Mounts on a deck, fence rail or top of stake
  • Rain collector slides off bracket for emptying and cleaning
  • Includes floating rain level marker
  • Measures up to 6 inches of rainfall

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Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 21.6 x 8.9 x 20.3 cm ; 227 g
  • Shipping Weight: 363 g
  • Item model number: 705-109
  • ASIN: B004APARCW
  • Date first available at Amazon.ca: Aug. 9 2011
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars 4 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #2,532 in Patio, Lawn & Garden (See Top 100 in Patio, Lawn & Garden)
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Product Description

La Crosse 705-109 Waterfall Rain Gauge

Will enhance the look of any garden or deck, with a design inspired by a cascading waterfall. This rain gauge measures your backyard rainfall with large digits and clear measurement lines. The rain gauge includes a vibrant red floating rain level marker to ensure accurate readings, even from a distance. The Waterfall Rain Gauge mounts on a fence or deck railing at the ideal height for reading and emptying after a rainfall. The clear rain-collection vessel slides on and off the mounted bracket, making it simple to empty or clean.

measures 8.45in L x 3.50in W x 8.00in H
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Cascade waterfall design

Mount onto rail or deck with its cascading design and view how much rainfall is gathered. Included screws to mount onto a stake for garden/yard use.

Extra large digits

Measurements up to 6 inches and graphics are large for easy viewing. For accuracy, do not locate rain gauge near water runoff from roof line or other structure.

Durable plastic mount

Slide rain gauge in or out of the mounting bracket for installation, emptying and cleaning. Made of durable plastic to last.

Floating marker

Red floating rain level marker to show how much rainfall has gathered.

Floating Red marker - removable bracket for cleaning
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Includes

Rain gauge, floating level marker, mounting bracket and hardware screws


Benefits
  • Innovative design slides on & off bracket for ease of use
  • Mounts on a deck, fence rail or top of stake
  • Rain gauge measures backyard rain fall
  • Rain collector slides off bracket for emptying and cleaning
  • Includes floating rain level marker
  • Measures up to 6 inches of rainfall


Customer Reviews

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This rain guage is large and easy to read. Unlike most rain guages, this one has a red meter that goes up when it rains so it easy to read as it rains more. The numbers are very large. Great for people with not so great eye sight.
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This looks like a great liitle unit & appears to be good qualilty. Look forward to lots of spring rain
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It looks just like promised. It is a Christmas gift which I am sure my partner will love. Thank you.
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Great rain gauge. Easiest one I've ever seen to read
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Amazon.com: HASH(0x9e893a74) out of 5 stars 275 reviews
71 of 73 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9e8ab264) out of 5 stars Good rain gauge with one drawback Sept. 10 2011
By David Crumbacher - Published on Amazon.com
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Overall this is a nice rain gauge at a good price. It is relatively large and fits nicely on my deck railing. While it's made of plastic, it does not seem flimsy. The one thing I found was that the container is clear, and while the numbers are large, it still makes them hard to see, especially from a distance. So I ended up putting a white backing on the outside behind the numbers, and that makes them much easier to see.
35 of 36 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9e8ab48c) out of 5 stars A rain gauge you can see from a distance...just don't lose the red strip April 9 2013
By Catrinka - Published on Amazon.com
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We've gone through a number of rain gauges over our lifetime...most of them the skinny upright tube types. As far as the durability of those tubes, it never seemed to matter how much we spent on it. Whether it was a plastic tube in a plastic holder or a glass tube in a metal holder...if we forgot to bring the tube in before a freeze, there would be just enough of a crack in the bottom that the tube would no longer hold water.

I originally bought this waterfall rain gauge at our local Lowes a few years ago. With the larger-sized container and huge numbers, we were able to attach the holder to an inconspicuous spot of our furthest deck railing and still be able to read the gauge from inside the house. And it worked great for many years until this winter when it finally developed a tiny crack. I ordered a new one from Amazon. It's the exact same design as it was years ago; so I was able to just put the new measuring container into our existing holder.

The only small issue that we've had with it is the floating red plastic guide. The rectangular piece continually floats on the water within and more easily allows you to read (from a distance) where the water level is. Only problem is that 2-3 times a year we get major pounding rain storms which exceed the 6" capacity. Sometimes I go running out to empty it as it fills; but most times I choose to stay dry in the house. In these instances, we've occasionally had to go looking for the small red strip because the torrential rain washes it out of the container once it reaches the top. Not a regular occurrence, thankfully; but it can happen...and has :)
30 of 31 people found the following review helpful
By Stamp Girl - Published on Amazon.com
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Fast shipping and packed nicely! Love the large numbers when looking out my door to see the amount of rain we have had. Make sure you level the top when attaching into the board to ensure accurate readings.
26 of 27 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9e8aba20) out of 5 stars easy read gauge Nov. 29 2011
By T. Gaston - Published on Amazon.com
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This rain gauge was easy to install, I attached it to the deck railing, facing it toward my sun-room windows. It is easy to read the gauge without going outside. The red plastic marker is very visible. Just be sure to catch the marker and put it back in the gauge when emptying out the rain water.
12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
HASH(0x9e8abc6c) out of 5 stars Easy to mount, easy to read, easy to empty March 7 2013
By B. Norvell - Published on Amazon.com
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After buying multiple small rain gauges that usually cracked in a short time, we decided to spend a little extra and try this one. We have been very pleased. It is so large that we can read it from within the home. It is very easy to empty and seems like a heavy duty plastic that will hold up over time.

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