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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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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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Review of Stanley Powerlock Tape Measure

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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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My perfect measuring tool

Advantages: Long, reliable and long lasting
Disadvantages: None

I am not one for DIY but luckily I live with a man who will have a go at anything however this does mean, we have a house and garage full of tools and gadgets, this being one of them. Price & availability I cant quite remember where we purchased o ...

wazza115 02.02.2015 · Read full review
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Review of Stanley Plock Blade Armour 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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