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Theres a Better Way

Make a Kinked Tape Measure Last Longer

comments (0) June 10th, 2010 in Blogs
grateful.ed Chuck Miller, editor at large

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Produced by: John Ross


Mike Guertin from East Greenwich, Rhode Island has figured out a way to extend the life of his kinked and cracked tape measures. All he does is make a curved cut arround the crack in the tape with pair of tin-snips. Althought the tape is still somewhat vulnerable at this thinner spot, with the kink gone the tape should last for much longer than if you hadn't made the cut.



posted in: Blogs, measuring and marking tools, tip, repair