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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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Measures up nicely

Advantages: Clear markings, strong, well made
Disadvantages: None

I am often selling things on Ebay and as I like my adverts to be as accurate as they possibly can be 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 ...

lucie2511 15.02.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Stanley Tylon

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Great useful tape measure

Advantages: well made, easy to use, price
Disadvantages: none

About 6 months ago I moved to a new flat and found that I was always needing to measure things to get everything ready. I have always borrowed my dad's tape measure when I needed to use one and I started to borrow his again when I moved. However it was ti ...

GeorgieH1994 07.02.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Wickes Heavy Duty Rugged 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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