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Singer Takes Gaffers Tape To The Grave

Singer Takes Gaffers Tape To The Grave

The late Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland was famous for wielding a megaphone on stage as part of his act. People Magazine, in an article about custom designed to showcase custom made urns for the cremated ashes of rock stars, features an urn made to look like the megaphone that Weiland threw across the […]

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Cubs Playoff Photogs Never Takes The Field Without Gaffers  Tape

Cubs Playoff Photogs Never Takes The Field Without Gaffers Tape

When Chicago’s Daily Herald photographers Brian Hill or Steve Lundy head toWrigley Field, they make sure that there is a roll of gaffers tape in their photo bag. Click here to read a great article about how this year’s baseball playoffs are photographed for the Herald’s readers.  

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Gaffers Tape As Metaphor-Is Homelessness Next For Jeb Bush

Gaffers Tape As Metaphor-Is Homelessness Next For Jeb Bush

Sporting a look heretofore known only to broke college students, presidential candidate Jeb Bush appeared at a New Hampshire rally on Sunday with his shoe sole (black) held together with a piece of grey gaffers tape. It is easy to see how this sad image could be a metaphor for the impending end of Bush’s […]

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Gaffers Tape Takes Wireless Mics On A Ride-On A Bull!

Gaffers Tape Takes Wireless Mics On A Ride-On A Bull!

Mark Harrier is one of the audio techs for video broadcasts of Professional Bull Riders Assoc. competitions. One of his biggest challenges is getting broadcast quality audio directly from the competitors as they are bucked while riding on the back of raging bulls. He uses lots of gaffers tape to hold the wireless mic transmitters […]

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This Tape Belongs In Every Firefighters Pocket

This Tape Belongs In Every Firefighters Pocket

Fireengineering.com recommends that every firefighter should carry a roll of one inch first aid tape in his or her pocket. A recent article on their web site shares some of the purposes that this tape serves. A comparable product and one that can meet all of the needs of the first aid tape is one […]

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Models Looking Like Space Aliens?  Fix It With Gaffers Tape

Models Looking Like Space Aliens? Fix It With Gaffers Tape

Photographers who rear lighting on their subjects have to deal with the strange phenomenon of glowing ears when the lighting shines through their models’ ears from behind. The larger the ears of the models, the odder the effect. You can minimize this “ear glow” phenomenon by placing small strips of gaffers tape on the back […]

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Wedding Photographers-You’re On!

Wedding Photographers-You’re On!

It is the wedding season and wedding photographers all over the country are gearing up for their busiest time of the year. Fstoppers.com has a list of essential items that every busy photographer needs to have within arms reach. Not surprisingly, the list includes gaffers tape and Sharpie markers. Click here for their list.   […]

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We’re Expecting This Woman To Become A Regular Customer

We’re Expecting This Woman To Become A Regular Customer

After being found guilty of harassing her neighbors (including making 999 harassment phone calls) British model Tanya Pascolini was ordered to not speak to any of her neighbors for a period of five years. Pascolini’s response was that she thought it all but impossible to go five years without speaking to her neighbors unless she […]

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Half Way Between “Too Sticky” and “Not Sticky Enough”

Half Way Between “Too Sticky” and “Not Sticky Enough”

Adhesive backed Velcro is a great product for a long term solution when you need to stick two things together and then remove them, over and over. The problem with adhesive backed Velcro is that is is designed for a long term, “semi permanent” solution, so it does not remove easily or cleanly. You can […]

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British Fashion Museum’s “Dress Of The Year” Adorned With Gaffers Tape

British Fashion Museum’s “Dress Of The Year” Adorned With Gaffers Tape

British fashion designer Christopher Kane’s pink silk dress has been named by style blogger Susanna Lau as “dress of the year”. His design features random strips of black gaffers tape affixed to the dress to give bold details to an otherwise light and bright garment. See the dress and read more about the selection by […]

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