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How to Rewind a Tape Measure?

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A tape measure will sometimes need to be rewound if it is pulled out to far to retract. You can take the face off and see the mechanism holding the tape on track. Remove any screws needed to get to the area where tape can be put back on winding track and then reassemble.
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How to Rewind a Tape Measure
A tape measure is a "must have" for any do-it-yourself repair. The tape measure is marked off in inches or centimeters and makes for accurate measurements while working. Everyone has seen at least one kind of tape measure--either those long, snaky metal... More »
Difficulty: Easy
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