In this Handyguys video we discuss tape measure selection and calibration
Tape Measure Selection
You have a lot of choices, big and small, long and short, wide and skinny.
Wide Tape Measures
Wide tapes have a great benefit. The “standout” is how far out can the tape extend before collapsing. Usually the wider the tape the longer the standout.
Click this image to see several wide tape measures on Amazon.
Small Tape Measures
Small tapes are great for … wait for it … small projects. They easily fit into a pocket or tossed into the junk drawer in the kitchen.
Click this image to see a nice selection of small tapes at Amazon
Long Tape Measures
When you really need to go the distance you will need a long tape. Perhaps if you are building a huge deck, laying out a foundation, measuring for a fence or any other situation where a normal tape wont reach. 100, 200 and even 400 foot lengths can be had.
Click the image above to see long tapes at Amazon
Tape Measure Calibration
Watch the video to learn how to calibrate your tape . This is especially important when you have two tapes in use on a project. There are often slight differences from one tape to another. You can bend the hook on the end slightly to make sure they both measure identically.
Watch free TV, yes really for FREE. If you want the absolutely best quality picture quality you can get it for free. All you need is a basic antenna. What this video to get the details.
Free TV Picture Quality
One of the best aspects of free tv (other than free) is the HighDef picture quality is better than any paid tv service provider. The broadcasts are not compressed. The signals come to you over the air without any additional processing that could compromise picture quality.
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