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Re: Tools: Old tools
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: If you ever want to get a tape measure or two that will hang around
: forever, do what I did. Buy two or three nice tape measures on a
: seemingly great sale at the hardware store. Get them home, use
: them, and then realize that they were on sale because one edge
: of the tape is standard and the other side is METRIC. I still
: have them 15+ years later and hate them every time I try to
: measure something left handed. They will not die.

LOL.....I've got a really nice Lufkin that I wish would go away but it won't. It's all inch scale, and only inches, no feet, pita. Works fine when you measure something that's under 12" long, not wonderful when it's 15' long, have to carry a calculator with the tape. No idea who thought this was a good idea.

Bill H.

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