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Buying A New Mustang?  Make Sure You Get This 29¢ Option

Buying A New Mustang? Make Sure You Get This 29¢ Option

Designers of the new 2018 Ford Mustang were less than happy with the cornering response of their new muscle car. Engineers found that simply applying a small strip of duct tape to a grille opening in the car reduced front end lift when the car cornered at speed. Subsequent versions of the design incorporated this […]

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We Don’t Know Who Raf Simons Is, But We’d Like To Be His Tape Supplier

We Don’t Know Who Raf Simons Is, But We’d Like To Be His Tape Supplier

  Apparently printed vinyl tape (not duct tape, as the article calls it) is a hot new fashion accessory for fall of 2017. Models walking the runway used tape printed with words like “Walk With Me” and “I Love You” instead of belts to hold their pants up. We’ve made onsite clothing repairs with gaffers […]

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It Would Take A Lot More Than A Dollar To Get Me To Do This

It Would Take A Lot More Than A Dollar To Get Me To Do This

One of the activities for kids at this weeks’ Cattlemen Days Rodeo in Missouri involves calves an dduct tape. As reported in The Columbia Missourian, event organizers affix several strips of duct tape to the hindquarters of a calf and then let the kids chase the calves to see if they can snatch the tape strips. […]

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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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Deafened Flight Attendant Sues Over Aircraft Tape Repair

Deafened Flight Attendant Sues Over Aircraft Tape Repair

A Quantas Air Lines flight attendant has filed a suit against her employer, claiming that she was deafened in one ear when the plane she was flying was depressuirezed after a temporary tape seal on a door failed, creating a loud, high pitched noise. After the duct tape seal failed, the crew was temporarily able […]

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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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A New Take On Duct Tape For Wart Removal?

A New Take On Duct Tape For Wart Removal?

There has been an urban legend for years that applying duct tape to a wart will cause it to gradually dry up and fall off. We have no idea if there is any truth to this or not. We do know that a common practice among dermatologists is to “freeze” warts to remove them by […]

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“Stuck At The Prom” Set To Wrap Up Today

“Stuck At The Prom” Set To Wrap Up Today

Duck Brand duck tape’s popular “Stuck At the Prom” contest ends today-July8. This popular contest lets high school students compete for scholarships by designing prom wear from duct tape and then submitting it as an entry in the contest. The money has gotten serious, with this year’s top winners being eligible for $10,000 scholarships. See […]

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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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Didn’t The Bride Know That Duct Tape Comes In Green

Didn’t The Bride Know That Duct Tape Comes In Green

In a ceremony important to local fisherman, and one that will drive supporters of traditional marriage crazy, the mayor of a small Mexican town wed an alligator. Mayor Joel Vazquez Rios clearly takes the well-being of his citizens to heart. The leader of Man Pedro Huamelula stepped up to the altar and “married” a small […]

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