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KS Tools 30cm Stainless Steel Ruler

Advantages: High quality, the best length to buy, affordable.
Disadvantages: Very little difference in quality between the various brands.

First impressions I remember when I went to school and we had those ‘shatter resistant’ rulers. Someone would always borrow one and snap it, just to prove it can be done. I am not surprised it can be snapped because it is plastic, but the shatter r ...

danielclark691 26.04.2017 · Read full review
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Review of KS Tools 300 Semi-flexible Rule

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When big and fat IS beautiful - and very useful!

Advantages: Does a good job
Disadvantages: None

Stanley FatMax Pro Tape Measure Introduction My wife has finally decided that I have gone mad! When she asked me what I wanted for my birthday and I replied – a tape measure – her mind was made up, I was completely off my rocker. However, ...

arwyn3 15.11.2016 · Read full review
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Review of Stanley FatMax Pro Tape Measure

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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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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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