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What does that saying going. You can't teach a god new tricks....

I reach for the fatmax IF I need the standout.

Otherwise, I'm always grabbing my old Green Leverlock.
Passed by a small town while on vacay, saw the green leverlocks that I could no longer find, picked up a bakers dozen of them. I know most of ya'll dis-taste the leverlocks, but I guess it will just be me and my green leverlocks and tripod ladders..
 

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Stanley Powerlock 25' for general use. Can't go wrong at about $10 a tape.

16' Stanley for interior/finish.

And the 25' Fat Max with the magnetic tip when doing metal studs.

I've got a couple regular Fat Maxes, but don't use them much. Just not a huge fane of them.
 

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I know I'm in the minority here but I like these.



I absolutely hate easy read and self centering tapes, way too jumbled and busy for me. These Lufkins are plain and simple and the fact that they are orange makes them harder to misplace.
 

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Robinson1 said:
I know I'm in the minority here but I like these. I absolutely hate easy read and self centering tapes, way too jumbled and busy for me. These Lufkins are plain and simple and the fact that they are orange makes them harder to misplace.
I have the self centering Lufkin. Last tape I reach for, buts it's been in the van going on 10 years.
 

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Fat Max 25

Don't like the lock though, requires to much pressure

Saw they have a new Fat Max 25 with auto lock (press thumb button to release). It work like butter :laughing:

I just don't need another tape at the moment. I hope it sticks around
 

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16' for trim, 25' for everything else. also like powerlocks, but these dewalts are the perfect compromise between fatmax and powerlock for me. fatmaxes are just "too much" for me.
Lifetime guarantee also. I bought the twin pack for about $12 after Christmas. Got a nick in the 25 a week ago and they replaced it. 16' stays in the console of the van. I hate the big huge tapes.
 

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Fatmax 40' is my everyday, but i have a craftsman 30', bostich 35', milwaukee 25', bostich 16', (2) fatmax 25' (3) fatmax 30' and about 10 fatmax 35'. You never know when you'll need a tape right?!





I have a problem dont i
 
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