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A Tool Called Stanley

Advantages: Quality. Durable.
Disadvantages: None

A few months ago we moved into our new house, the previous tenant had left curtains up in all the rooms but they really weren't to my taste, so I set out to buy some new ones. I therefore needed a tape measure so I could find the correct size curtains fo ...

Candyperfumegirl 02.02.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Stanley Powerlock Tape Measure

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Handy item for all households

Advantages: Accurate measuring, well made so will last years
Disadvantages: None

... We have had this trusty measuring tape in the tool box for years and years and it has come with us through several house moves. It is made by Stanley and even though we have had it for years (and I think we got it ...

mollymoo818 27.07.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Stanley Powerlock Tape Measure

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How long is a piece of string?

Advantages: Measures stuff
Disadvantages: Quite short

...As you can see from my picture, my Stanley Powerlock Tape Measure is quite an old one, so nowhere near as shiny as the one in the main photograph! Stanley Stanley Works was founded by Frederick T. Stanley back in 1843 in Connecticut making door ...

PerpetualMotion 23.03.2015 · Read full review
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Rolson has the measure of it all...if it's under 5 metres that is

Advantages: easy to use, flexible yet strong blade, auto locking and a great low price
Disadvantages: none really, unless you want more length

I enjoy doing DIY as I find it quite therapeutic in a way, especially when it comes to the more ‘complicated’ jobs that take a little bit of thinking rather than a lump hammer and a good swing. And when it comes to those ‘complicated’ jobs then havi ...

blissman70 03.05.2013 · Read full review
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Review of Rolson Tools Comfort Grip Tape

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Another quality product from Rolson.

Advantages: Cheap, well made and with some nifty features.
Disadvantages: Can retract quickly.

I'm always doing bits of DIY around the house, and one of the key items that helps me with this is a good tape measure. Through the years, I've had a variety of different ones, many of them the standard 3m/10ft versions, but more recently I started to fi ...

Randal1 16.06.2012 · Read full review
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