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Duct Tape Challenge: 4 Tapes, 1 Winner

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?

Duct Tape

Duct Tape

The ubiquitous duct tape has roots in the trenches of World War II. The tape was government issued and used by soldiers to keep boots and ammo boxes dry. They called it “duck” tape for it’s water repellent properties. After the war soldiers brought it home and used it throughout […]

Duct Tape Uses

Duct Tape Uses

In college my friend Luke (not pictured) made a suit of duct tape for halloween and I now realize he was a pioneer in duct tape fashion. I’ve wrapped my foot in duct tape to protect a blister during lacrosse practice (not recommended). I suggest you use duct tape on […]