I know, I know. I've never used imperial measurementts. I was schooled using metric, and that is the system I've always used.
I've been doing a lot of DIY recently, and this issue has really hit home. It isn't always possible to turn the tape around to get the metric side closest to the thing being measured. Grrr!
metric only tape measures are at least sold by mail order (unfortunately I've never seen one in a DIY store..)
@fitheach Yeah, painful: mine was about £14/metre for the first batch earlier last year and £21/m for the most recent lot (0.7 mm plastic coated).
Paul Camilli on Raasay seems to be pleased with the prices he got from Planwell in Buckie: https://lifeattheendoftheroad.wordpress.com/2021/11/25/going-for-a-new-roof/ but they only do trapezoidal AFAIK and I specifically wanted sinusoidal to be able to match up to windows less badly.
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