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DeWalt DWHT33385 25ft Tape Measure Review

DeWalt DWHT33385 25ft Tape Measure Review

Many might think that once you have used one tape measure, you have used them all; and to this person I would say that you really need to try out the DeWalt DWHT33385L 25ft Tape Measure. This tape measure includes a number of features and upgrades that most casual users and professionals will quickly appreciate. The blade lock is among the best we have used and the extra large blade tip makes hooking the tape super easy on just about any side. With a 13 ft stand out, reaching and working by yourself is easier thanks to the rigid blade.

DeWalt Moving Into the Hand Tool Business

DeWalt Moving Into the Hand Tool Business

Since DeWalt’s founding they have primarily been about power tools, but expect to see many new innovations hitting the market soon in the areas of hand tools. That’s right – hand tools. So how big of a deal is this for the company? Well, just look in the job site trailer or the back of almost any contractor’s van […]

Johnson 25' PlanReader Architect Series Power Tape Review

Johnson 25′ PlanReader Architect Series Power Tape Review

Oftentimes, when out in the field, it can be difficult to measure plans to verify dimensions. With the new Johnson 1819-0025 25′ PlanReader Architect Series Power Tape, you have both 1/8″ and 1/4″ architectural scales built right into the bottom of the tape. With larger, easy to see numbers on the top side of the tape, you can do your regular measuring and layout work. When you need to go back to the drawing board to check some dimensions or verify the size of something on the plans, just flip the tape over and you have the two most common architectural scales at your fingertips.

DeWalt Hand Tools Preview - Tape, Hammer, Utility Knife and More

DeWalt Hand Tools Preview – Tape, Hammer, Utility Knife and More

Who doesn’t like new hand tools? Well, today DeWalt just dropped the hammer (so to speak) and released a small line of brand new tools to market that includes over 100 new products. The list includes razor knives, adjustable pliers, wrenches, tape measures, various hammers, hand saws and even toolboxes. If you like your yellow-and-black, […]

Stanley 33-725 FatMax 25 foot Tape Measure Review

Stanley 33-725 FatMax 25 foot Tape Measure Review

In nearly any construction-related trade, one of the most universally used tools to the tape measure. The Stanley 33-725 FatMax 25 foot Tape Measure is among the most popular we have seen, and for good reason. With an 11′ unsupported stand out thanks to a wider and thicker blade, what sometimes would require two people […]