Picking the proper distance measuring wheel for your job, or project comes with its own set of challenges. Distance measuring wheel’s come equipped with all sorts of features. From large projects down to small, we’ve reviewed a list of the best distance measuring wheel’s that will perform how you expect them to. From long distances to short we review the best distance measuring wheels that will aid you in accomplishing projects both big and small with great accuracy.
1. TR Industrial 88016 FX Series Collapsible Measuring Wheel
Measuring up to 9,999 feet and has a wheel diameter of 12 inches. Has a heavy duty quality for use on a variety of surfaces(gravel, dirt, grass). It’s made of stainless steel and measures in feet and inches. The counter has large clear numbers on it making it very easy to read. When you need to get a measurement or stop using it for a moment the built-in kickstand allows you to leave it standing right where you want it. The measuring wheel collapses down to 1 foot and 4 inches, fitting perfectly in the carrying bag it comes with. The reset button allows you to readjust if you need to.
2. Keson RR418 Road Runner Outdoor/Long-Run Wheels
This is a light weight distance measuring wheel capable of measuring up to 9,999 feet. It has a three section handle, extending out to 38 inches and all the way to 17 inches easily fitting in a tool box for storage. The magnified counter makes reading your measurements easy. The contoured handle gives great maneuverability for all your projects. This is a good Distance Measuring Wheel for small projects.
3. Komelon MK6012 Meter-Man 19-Inch Measuring Wheel
This Distance Measuring Wheel has a gear-driven counter that measures in feet and inches. Capable of measuring up to 9,999 feet for large projects. With its push-button reset, easily adjust yourself when you need to without bending over each time. The pistol-grip handle is nice and allows you to keep your grip. The diameter of the Distance Measuring Wheel is 19 inches, allowing you to cover long distances and rough terrain.
4. Calculated Industries 6435 Wheel Master 4D Dual Measuring Wheel
This is a good Distance Measuring Wheel for indoor use. The handle extends out to 42 inches giving you plenty of room to move. The handle collapses down making this Distance Measuring Wheel ideal for storage in compact spaces. It measures in feet and inches of up to 9,999 feet.
5. Rolatape RT312 12-inch Measuring Wheel
Aluminum design, pistol grip and collapsible for easy storage. The Distance Measuring Wheel has a counter that reads as small as 1 inch increments. The 12 inch diameter wheel allows it to traverse tougher terrain smoothly, and measures up to 9,999 feet. When you need to, the kickstand comes in handy for taking a break or adjusting yourself. Measures in feet and inches.
6. AdirPro 715-05 Digital Measuring Wheel with Large Digital LCD Display and Free Carrying Bag
The large digital back-lit LCD display makes reading measurements easy. Measuring in feet, meters, inches, hundredths, and centimeters get accurate readings up to 9,999 ft. Switch between measurements easily, without having to retrace your steps. The plastic design makes this a very lightweight wheel. This distance measuring wheel comes with waterproof and dust proof buttons so messy areas are not problem. The on-board memory allows you to store up to 5 of your previous measurements. Comes with a carrying bag for storage when not in use.
7. Komelon MK4512 Meter-Man 14-Inch Measuring Wheel
This is a good wheel for light use indoors and outdoors. Measures in feet and inches up to 10,000 feet. The adjustable twist and lock pistol-grip handle extends up to 36″. The counter on this one really shines with a 5 digit display and push to reset button, not necessary to bend over when resetting like other distance measuring wheels. Comes equipped with a kickstand which makes stopping and going a breeze.
8. WALKING WHEEL TAPE MEASURE 1,000′ FOOT Measuring Tape Adjustable Handle
This is a really good indoor distance measuring wheel for personal or indoor use. The 5.5 inch wheel diameter measures up to 1,000 feet. Ideally, this would serve as a good backup. Made of aluminum and with rubber on the wheels it can traverse smooth surfaces fast. Has a built in 4 digit counter as well as a reset button in case you need to readjust.
9. Komelon ML1212 Meter-Man 4-Inch Measuring Wheel
The wheel on this distance measuring wheel have been designed to be corrosion resistant. The 5 digit counter measures up to 10,000 feet with a 4 inch wheel diameter. Comes equipped with a magnified lens reader for improved readability. It’s gear-driven counter, making it much more accurate. This is ideal for indoor measuring on smooth, hard surfaces.
10. Calculated Industries 6540 Wheel Master Pro 12 Commercial Grade Feet-Inch Distance Measuring Wheel
The handle on this distance measuring wheel extends out 38 inches, making it the second longest handle in our list of reviews. The push-button reset makes it easy to adjust your measurements. The wheel is 12.5 inches in diameter and can measure up to 9,999 feet. The reader shows feet and inches only. The gears on this wheel are sealed, protecting them from the elements. The handle also has a cool hand brake allowing you to slow down accurately when you need to pop up the kick stand.
Of all the wheels we just covered, I consider the AdirPro 715-05 Digital Measuring Wheel with Large Digital LCD Display and Free Carrying Bag to be the most versatile. From indoor to outdoor use it can measure multiple units of up to 9,999 feet. From feet to meters it can measure both, down to hundredths and centimeters. Flawlessly switching between each unit without having to retrace your steps. Equipped with the on-board memory, it saves up to 5 of your last measurements for you. The buttons are water and dust proof so getting messy is no problem for this wheel.