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Topic # 201715 31-Aug-2016 11:51
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I quite like the looks of this and I'm tempted.  Comes in at US$98 shipped to NZ though, and not sure if I can justify that.

 

 

 

https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/bagel-the-world-s-smartest-tape-measure-gadgets#/

 





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  Reply # 1620183 31-Aug-2016 12:58
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I'm in exactly the same boat as you @floydbloke. Saw it, wanted it, managed to restrain myself from buying it just long enough to decide I probably couldn't justify it. Especially since I have just bought a laser measure and questions would have been asked.

 

Bosch used to do a digital tape measure which looked really good, but it doesn't seem to be available any more. Most of the other digital tape measures seem to be of questionable accuracy / clearly an OEM lot out of China and re-badged. There's also the Quickdraw, but I haven't found one in metric.

 

I mainly want one to help reduce parallax. Some of the projects I (try) and do really do come down to millimeter/half millimeter measures and I've never been able to really nail it.


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