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Advantages: A substantial measuring tape at a reasonable price
Disadvantages: None

I am often selling things on Ebay and as I like my adverts to be as accurate as possible I will always measure the items to list the correct sizes. I much prefer these sort of DIY measuring tapes to the soft rolled up ones as they usually have a lip whic ...

lucie2511 11.03.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Silverline Heavy Duty Tape Measure

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My big yellow tape measure

Advantages: Strong, good quality
Disadvantages: None

I have had this Stanley leverlock 5m measuring tape for many years and it is still in perfect condition, even though it has been used for numerous uses. Stanley are a very well known trusted brand who have been around since 1843 when the company was star ...

lucie2511 09.04.2014 · Read full review
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Review of Stanley Leverlock Tape

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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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Review of Rolson Tools Comfort Grip Tape

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Measuring tape

Advantages: good quality tape
Disadvantages: I could do with bigger numbers

Tape measures seem to disappear in my house. My husband goes mad and says that if I always put it back in the tool box then I would know where to find it next time. Alas I never do and I must have quite a few floating round the house somewhere. The subjec ...

dobbysmum 06.04.2012 · Read full review
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