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Old 05-29-2013, 05:47 PM   #1
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Duct tape: don't leave home without it

I was away the other weekend camping and ran across this class C in a parking lot. I couldn't believe it, but it's amazing what some people will use duct tape for. I just had to snap a pic.

Ok, I have no idea why the pic is on it's side...and can't seem to fix it. Sorry about that.
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Duct tape proved its' value in Viet Nam.
Another emergency tape to carry in your RV is Silicon Self-fusing Tape.
http://www.rescuetape.com/
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I spent 30 years flying US Army aircraft. Duct tape helped me hold aircraft together long enough to get me home several times. We called it 300 mph green tape, but still duct tape. It was part of my flight kit. No lectures on safety please as I am a test pilot and sometimes knew what I was doing. Faked it on the other occasions. Metal Set was also in the kit.
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I no longer buy "duct tape" but have found a much stronger solution. The glue used on duct tape seems to give up after some exposure to the elements.

It's called Gorilla Tape which looks like duct tape but 100 times stronger than duct tape. It comes is black.

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I was away the other weekend camping and ran across this class C in a parking lot. I couldn't believe it, but it's amazing what some people will use duct tape for. I just had to snap a pic.
Apparently, thus the name "Gap Tape"

This should maybe been under the "Easy Mod" thread? LOL
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Aw. I guess you do what you gotta do! (And what is that woman holding??)
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Can't blow it up large enough to be sure... a cat by the ear ??

Adding new meaning to the phrase " drop kitty ".
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That much duct tape in one spot would make Red Green proud ...........
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What ever it is, it sure did a number on her hair!
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I heard from a missionary in the rain Forrest, that duct tape is of "Divine origin".
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What ever it is, it sure did a number on her hair!
Back to my cat theory.
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You guys are hilarious. She was shaking the dust out of a rug.

When I saw the Mh, I couldn't believe that that amount of duct tape had actually worked. I had visions of it travelling down the highway with the overhang over the cab flapping in the wind.
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I was in a small hardware store the other day that was selling what they called the "Ultimate Repair Kit". It was a large plastic bag with a roll of duct tape, a spray can of WD-40, a roll of electrical tape, and a small roll of wire with a cheap wire cutter. The owner said it was his young son's idea and they were actually selling pretty well.
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I no longer buy "duct tape" but have found a much stronger solution. The glue used on duct tape seems to give up after some exposure to the elements.

It's called Gorilla Tape which looks like duct tape but 100 times stronger than duct tape. It comes is black.

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