Duct Tape Challenge: 4 Tapes, 1 Winner

Our friend Harry Sawyers who was a long-time This Old House editor and Hardware Aisle blogger is now sharing his expertise with the readers of Popular Mechanics.
His latest article reviews 4 types of duct tape and test them for sturdiness, stickiness, and water resistance.
And the winner is?

Gorilla Tape! A longtime favorite of ours. It took 85 pounds of stacked dumbells to tear it, ’nuff said!
View the final results of the duct tape challenge.

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Timothy Dahl

Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.
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