Walktax is the name of our classic thread distance measurer.

The Walktax

The Walktax thread meter is standard equipment for foresters around the world. This is also a classic instrument for reliable and convenient outdoor distance measurements. The Walktax has a high-quality mechanical counter that ensures reliable measurement results. With a simple and smart construction, the Walktax is indispensible for work in landscape controls, road construction and cruising.


  • Belt clip for easy carrying
  • External counter reset 
  • Construction that allows you to change thread reel in a few seconds, also when wearing gloves
  • Strong polycarbonate-plastic moulded housing
  • External thread cutting edge
  • Thread spool capacity app. 2500 m/yds, sold in packs of 10 rolls.
  • Thread guide is made from a tough composite plastic to eliminate thread wear
Size 150x75x75mm/6”x3”x3”
Weight 260g/10,4oz excl thread roll.
Accuracy Approx. 0,5% in metric or feet, increments of decimetre or feet
Thread Cotton, biodegradable, approx. 80g per roll
Exterior Polycarbonate plastic housing with belt clip, metallic thread cutter, display window see through plastic