All my life I’ve been measuring things with a tape measure and marking distances for cutting or drilling points with a separate pencil like a sucker. So imagine my surprise when I finally learned that there’s a much better way! The QUICKDRAW PRO Self Marking Tape Measure is brilliant. It’s a high-quality 16-foot tape measure with a built-in mechanical pencil, so you can quickly and easily make marks without having to fumble with a separate pencil or pen. It’s awesome, and it’s only $9 on Amazon!

Here’s some additional info from the product page:

  • THE #1 SELLING SELF-MARKING TAPE MEASURE: Never waste time looking for a pencil again!
  • EASY FAST & ACCURATE: 2000+ marks per load plus a NEW Wedge Indicator for extreme accuracy
  • 9′ STANDOUT: 9′ of rigid extension with a rugged, nylon coated steel tape for extra durability
  • NEW STRONG HOLD BRAKE: Grips and locks tape securely ensuring extreme accuracy of your mark, line or radius

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