Rated 4.1 out of 5 by 31
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Ken Dewalt Fail
I Have owned and depended on Dewalt tools for 20 years and am Dewalt brand dedicated. Im not a pro but very avid diy, remodeled 2 houses ,build a couple of garages and have a woodworking shop.All other Dewalt tools I have owned and thats quite a few have been rugged, preformed well ,and very dependable.I do not give many reviews but in this instance their product is so horrible that I had to .
Bought 2 of these at the same time .One lasted 3 months and the other 6 months and they both
!!!!! Do no reel up past 6 feet !!!!!!.
I will test their lifetime warranty ,but then again I do not think it is worth my time to get 2 new pieces of junk.
September 24, 2016
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Wyo91 NOT dewalt quality!
I have always used cheap tapes because that's just the kind of man I am but I decided to splurge a little on a new one, I went with dewalt due to their rep. But this has let me down. The hold out is in ideal perfect conditions. I can hardly get 5 ft. Out vertical without it bending over and forget about it if there is any wind. Also the retraction is horrible and almost non existent. I end up manually pulling it back. The lock is outrageous as well. Hard to depress and almost impossible to unlock. No easy thumb hold for quick reads. I regret buying it every time I use it but I severely overpaid for it. Next time I will stick with the 5$ option.
April 3, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by jrc Durable tape with a working man's standout
I have used the Dwalt 13' standout tape for four years now and am very pleased with its durability. Also, the large hook allows for accurate measurements during tough framing conditions.
The tape is heavy and awkward at times, but will get the job done when you learn how to use it.
February 23, 2016
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by ValP Good product, bad packaging
This 25 ft. tape measure is very heavy duty. It is also very heavy. The 1" wide tape is nicely stiff for a long reach and the numbers are large enough to see clearly for those of us who are visually challenged. A pair of really heavy duty scissors (not allowed to use the correct name for the tool in this review) is needed to break the tape measure out of the packaging. The tape measure case also has a handy clip built in, but this was strongly clipped into the packaging in such a way it was difficult to figure out how to separate the two.
November 20, 2011
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Bill good purchase
Does a good job. Wish it was a stiffer when extended.
December 11, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by TXrider very durable
DeWalt tape measures are very durable (hardly ever break the stop tab off!) and with the wide blade and bold numbers are very easy to read.
November 22, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Tadio Doesn't Bend!
As soon as I extended it, I could immediately tell the superb difference between this measuring tape and others I've owned. Not filmsy, not cheap, and doesn't cut. I was able to stretch it over 10 feet and feel I could have kept going and it wouldn't bend, making it easier and faster to take long measurements without someone hoiding onto the other end.
April 28, 2012
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by JB55401 Best one out there!
How do you improve on a basic 25' tape measure? Well, DeWalt did it!
1) Rugged body with rubber coating. Not only durable, but doesn't freeze your hand when using in very cold conditions.
2) 1-1/4" wide rule is easy to read.
3) Extends straight out, unsupported to 13'!!
4) Has an extra large hook with FOUR sides able to hook on what you are measuring. This is probably the best feature.
I'm giving away my old 25 footer. After this, it just doesn't cut it.
November 16, 2011