Laserline Mfg. Inc. is the world's largest manufacturer of direct reading (Lenker style) grade rods, which feature a movable tape face allowing you to set the actual benchmark elevation, or any elevation, above or below the bench into the rod.
Laserline direct reading rod replacement tape features:
Heavy-duty matte textured face makes tape easy to read in bright sunlight and protects numbers from wear and fading
Heavy-duty brass tape lock grommets are oversized, minimize tape tearing