What is an E-Z Read tape measure?


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E-Z Read is a trademarked type of measuring tape. It is designed to be as easy as possible to read and has all measurements marked down to one eighth of an inch.

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As well as written markings down to one eighth of an inch, E-Z Read measuring tapes also have 12-inch markings in a black box with black numerals, as well as stud markings. Stud markings are marked every 16 inches by a black box with a red numeral in it. 16 inches is the standard distance that the studs of a wall should be set apart, center to center.

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