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240 ft. Steel Depthfinder Fish Tape

  • 240 ft. fish tape is ideal for measuring depth of conduit runs
  • 1/8 in wide stiff tape features steel construction
  • Includes a lifetime warranty
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Product Overview

This Klein Tools 1/8-Inch Wide 240-Foot Steel Fish Tape has a high strength spring for long runs and heavy duty pulls. The tape has laser etched markings in 1-foot (0.3 m) increments to allow more accurate depth measurements. It is equipped with an angled handle and raised fingertips to transefer 100-percent of the winding power from your hands and fingers.
  • Fish tapes are 1/8-Inch wide high strength spring steel which are stiff for long runs and great for heavy duty wire pulls; Updated Model Cat. No. 56334 available
  • Laser etched markings in 1-foot (0.3 m) increments allow you to more accurately measure the depth of conduit runs and determine the amount of tape left to pay out
  • Polypropylene case and handle offer the maximum in impact resistance
  • Raised fingergrips transfer 100-percent of the winding power from your hand and fingers
  • Full grip style handle gives you a firm, steady grip as you pull tape from the case
  • Unique sloped handle optimizes hand position for quick hand-over-hand rewinds
  • The 13-Inch (330 mm) case diameter means you can reel in 15-percent more tape in a single revolution than similar sized 12-Inch (305 mm) tapes, saving you time and effort
  • Patents: D574,277; 8,212,178; 8,168,921; 8,164,025. Other Patents Pending
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Info & Guides

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Specifications

Dimensions

Product Depth (in.)
2
Product Length (ft.)
240 ft
Product Width (in.)
1.875

Details

Electrical Product Type
Fish Tape
Material
Steel
Product Weight (lb.)
7.5
Returnable
90-Day

Warranty / Certifications

Manufacturer Warranty
Please refer to the attached warranty document in the Product Overview section above under Info & Guides.

Questions & Answers

7Questions23Answers

is this used only to measure the length of the conduit or can you use it to actually pull a wire?

Asked by sam July 15, 2020
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Answers

Does greatpulling wire

what are the dimensions of the tape?

Asked by Paul January 22, 2020
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Answers

The tape is 25’ L x 1/8” W x 0.045” H The case is 7” diameter x 1” W

Is the metal stainless steel

Asked by Skip January 5, 2017
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No it is carbon steel.

Is this fish tape sturdy enough for pushing it through a clean sewer pipe for locating purposes?

Asked by z28clone October 10, 2016
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It might work somehow, but it is not design for that use.

How wide

Asked by tl June 22, 2016
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Answers

Approx. 4-5mm.

Dose this have a lifetime warranty?

Asked by hectora December 17, 2015
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Answer

Klein products, manufactured and sold for commercial or industrial uses, are warranted to be free from defects in materials and workmanship for the normal life of the product. For more information on the Klein Tools Warranty please contact Klein Tools Customer Service at 1-800-553-4676.

does the 125ft tape come in 1/4" instead of 1/8" wide.

Asked by junkyarddog January 30, 2015
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Home depot only had the 1/8th and I do not know if they make a 1/4 inch

Customer Reviews

  • 3.9
    out of 496 reviews
  • 73% recommend this product
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not great. I bought another one by "M" and it's a lot better. doesn't conduct electricity, made of polyester, smoother, and doesn't jam. this one is ok. it's thinner but has jammed a few times. it'd almost half the price of the polyester one, though.
by CaTrekker
Failed during first use
Spool failed and chassis fell apart. Thanks for nothing.
by MoshPitt
1 person found this helpful
Great product to have when you need it! I had to pull 150 ft of cat 6 and coax through 3/4 inch ...
Great product to have when you need it! I had to pull 150 ft of cat 6 and coax through 3/4 inch conduit with a few 90 degree bends. I could not fish the tape through the last couple of feet. So I cut off the end and added a Klein fish tape leader which was able to get past the point where I was getting hung up. You want to wrap any edges that could get hung up with electrical tape. Here is the link to the fish tape leader: https://www.homedepot.com/p/Klein-Tools-Fish-Tape-Leader-50350/202530373 After the tape was fished through the conduit pulling was a pretty much a breeze. I have other Klein tapes and rods but none were long enough. The tape is easy enough to feed and like all tapes tedious to rewind. You do want to keep a little tension on the tape as you are rewinding just so it doesn't bind. A good way to do that is to have your teenage son grab the tape with a lightly oiled rag. This not only cleans the tape but coats it with a light film of oil to prevent rust. I have always had good experiences with Klein products.
by shoholasmokin
We used this fish tape for its spring steel, cutting...
We used this fish tape for its spring steel, cutting the first 24 feet to make a 6’ square. We covered that with cloth and made a pop-up square shape for a Halloween costume (human pedestrian crossing sign). The spring steel was perfect. Additionally, there’s 26’ of steel left on the Fish tape!
by CustomWebProgrammer
1 person found this helpful
this steel fish tape it's easy and safe to use, I can recommend it for anyone who needs it.
this steel fish tape it's easy and safe to use, I can recommend it for anyone who needs it.
by winner
1 person found this helpful
Works great, at least through open wall pulls. May be a little hard going through conduit, especi...
Works great, at least through open wall pulls. May be a little hard going through conduit, especially through 1" conduit. I used it to pull Cat 6 cable through an open wall and this model has the best head for holding Cat 6 cable firmly in place without damaging the cable end while pulling. Other brands and models of fish tape have much smaller heads and you would end up having to tape the cable to the fish tape end which then leaves sticky residue etc. Also, the tape feeds out pretty easily and pulls back in very easy. The trick is the hold the orange ring in one hand and the black handle in the other and rotate the handle around the ring to dispense or pull back the tape. Don't pull or push the tape itself out of or into the orange ring as it will bind. The tape is small and compact and easily fits in my over stuffed tool bag. I like it!
by EBC
2 people found this helpful
I fished a 14-3 two stories and then again through...
I fished a 14-3 two stories and then again through a ceiling and it did exactly what I needed. Good price as well!
by superstar
3 people found this helpful
Easy to use and carried all wires needed for my job!! Great product, but a little stiff in corners.
Easy to use and carried all wires needed for my job!! Great product, but a little stiff in corners.
by Mickece
Extremely helpful and not so daunting.
I haven't purchased one of these mainly because I was concerned about its utility. However, on my first project it seems that I should have bought it sooner - I might have started other projects sooner! I used this to pull doorbell wire up from my basement (where my transformer was installed) up into baseplate of frame near front door for use with my new Nest Pro Doorbell. So easy. Flexible but firm. Pot lights, etc, here we come!
by Rhostam
Item was damaged and I was over charged $5 for it. I just haven't had time to take it back
Project underground conduit from home to lamp post" 5351 Cadillac. item was damaged and I was over charged $5 for it. I just haven't had time to take it back. Its become a real problem w/ home depot. Chinese manufactured goods aren't ment to last for a pro. This is a manual tool and the mechanism could not come out 100 ft and is rusting while on the shelf. It took forever to get back in the casement as in I had to cover it after hour and go back and attack it again the next day. What a hassle. I later had to barrow one from an eletricain freind to do the work that should have taken about 20 minute took a week..
by SeasonsTreatmentDesign
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