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Model # DWHT71799D

Internet # 203498165

Store SKU # 311397

25 ft. and 16 ft. Tape Measures

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$19.88 / each



Model # DWHT71799D

Internet # 203498165

Store SKU # 311397

The Dewalt 25 ft. and 16 ft. tape measures feature wide blades with large numbers for easy reading. The 25 ft. tape measure offers 10 ft. of blade standout to help provide a long reach, and a heat-treated spring provides a smooth rewind operation. The hooks conveniently grab construction materials from both top and bottom, and a handy belt clip keeps them within easy reach.

  • Duo-durometer blade lock for durability and comfort
  • Hook grabs construction material from top and bottom
  • Belt clip for easy attachment and storage
  • Wide blade and large numbers make the tape easy to read
  • Heat-treated spring for blade durability and smooth rewind


Housing depth (in.) 
Housing height (in.) 
Housing length (in.) 
Tape Length (ft.) 
25 ft 
Belt clip 
Hand Tool Type 
Measuring Tape 
Housing Material 
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS) 
Magnetic Tip 
Measurement Standard 
Tools Product Type 
Hand Tool 
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty 
Limited lifetime 


Rated 3.9 out of 5 by 12 reviewers.
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 Garbage! Absolute garbage! These are both equally bad products. I, for some reason decided to purchase these instead of the Stanley Fat Max, it was a horrible decision. The locks are both useless, and for two different reasons. One can't be pushed down and the other doesn't actually lock the tape. May 27, 2013
Rated 2.0 out of 5.0 by Poor quality, didn't last 3 months! I purchased these tapes because it seemed like a good deal for $20. Well, the 25 ft. started acting out after a few days. Return mechanism wouldn't pull the tape back and I had to push it inside manually. After 2.5 months the brake doesn't work anymore. I would expect a better tool from Dewalt. Well, it comes with the lifetime warranty. Let's see what the manufacturer is going to tell me. January 16, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Tape measure review Actually I bought one of each manufacture and settled on the Dewault 16' and 25' 1 1/8 versions. Standout is 10', the hold button is easy to use. The 1 1/4 version uses a different blade and is hard to use. You can write on this blade. The size and weight are good. The end catch is configured so you can hook material from the side of the blade. FatMax doesn't do that. Overall this was the best tape measure for me. I found the 2 pack for about 20. Tested Dewaut Pro, Milwaukee, Stanley, FatMax, FatMax with magnet. I wish mine had a removable magnet for ladder work and working with steel. May 6, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Fractional tape measures I've always needed a fractional tape measure that has all the fractions on the bottom opposite the inch marks for measuring. These are long enough and lightweight enough for me to handle. Originally got the FatMax but these are better suited to my needs. Gave the FatMax to my carpenter. July 1, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by great product great buy, will keep buying them. The product is light and perfect size July 15, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Great brand of tape measure! I like that it came in a set I bought a 25' by its self and paid around 15$ with out tax. Tried it out for a couple of weeks and liked it. Then I saw a the 16' and 25' set on sale so I bought at a better price If i were to buy both individually. I think you can't go wrong I think it's lifetime warranty on them. I frame a lot and drop it enough to damage it but so far there's no real damage (cosmetics) it's pretty tough, the hook is still calibrated and still works great! no bends. I still have it... it's going on almost 4 months now. March 25, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Very good tape measure for the price Very good tape measure for the price. The 25' is a great tape to use. June 24, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by decent tape measure Good size numbers. Even has dummy measurements on one side June 22, 2014
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