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Duct Tape Goes Minature

michael posted about 11 years ago | from the semper-paratus dept.

It's funny.  Laugh. 293

metal_llama writes "There is a story in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about a man, Christopher Blummel, who "has a vision for a better world - one where every man would carry in his wallet a small cellophane packet containing a product that can come in handy in an emergency. Duct tape." This is exactly what I've always wanted: an ever-handy supply of duct tape."

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293 comments

Would they carry the duct tape... (4, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371217)

In their duct tape wallet [rpi.edu] ?

Re:Would they carry the duct tape... (1)

kramer2718 (598033) | about 11 years ago | (#6371229)

I actually do. I have duct tape wallet and carry an emergency swatch to repair the wallet if something happens to it.

Yes (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371342)

Yes, because only in The Matrix [m0rten.mine.nu] can stupid ideas be held together in the mind.

yeah... (-1, Redundant)

TheQuantumShift (175338) | about 11 years ago | (#6371219)

duct tape. that'll help close those gunshot wounds inflicted by the MPAA enforcers...

Re:yeah... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371462)

Everyone knows the MPAA only uses tranq darts.

FP? (-1)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371220)

I probably failed it

EAT (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371223)

MY COCK.

or don't. see if i care.

Duct Tape (2, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371224)

In Soviet Russia, ducts tape you!

Re:Duct Tape (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371250)

I don't get it? Who does Soviet Russia have to do with anything?

Re:Duct Tape (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371269)

Are you new here?

In Soviet Russia, jokes don't get you!

Re:Duct Tape (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371404)

To further corrupt that phrase....

In Soviet Russia ducks tape you! :)

Macguyver envy? (4, Funny)

Mr.Coffee (168480) | about 11 years ago | (#6371225)

Is it just me, or did this guy just watch an episode of Macguyver and go "Hey..."

That being said i'll bet Richard Dean Anderson's ex-mullet is turning in his grave.

Re:Macguyver envy? (0)

Lemidan (320676) | about 11 years ago | (#6371350)

Don't DISS' MY MULLET Damnit, It has the Chagrin of McGuyver and the hallmark of the 70's all wrapped up into one. Think integration....and AHEM...History.

We may not like what has happened in the past, but we can not reinvent it. It has occured and someone was there.

-Lem

don't knock the idea... (4, Funny)

Xpilot (117961) | about 11 years ago | (#6371226)

My old childhood hero MacGyver has defeated entire armies with just a swiss army knife and duct tape.

No he didn't (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371295)

Why whould you say that?

He might have defeated a FEW soldiers with a setup like that, BUT there was never an episode depicting what you wrote.

Please stop spreading vicious lies

Re:No he didn't (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371304)

Yes, you're right. That was Colonel Jack O'Neill on Stargate SG-1. I see how someone could get confused.

I don't see the confusion (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371352)

Stargate: Scifi fantasy action show on cable/satelliet.

MacGyver: 80s TV show praised for its near documentary accuracy and depiction of real world uses of science.

Worlds apart friend. Worlds Apart

Re:I don't see the confusion (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371359)

But who plays MacGyver and who plays O'Neill. Also, Stargate SG1 is available in syndication in most markets.

You have somewhat of a point (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371372)

I stand corrected on the cable/sat for stargate. I was wrong

BUT

The hair alone is enough to tell the characters apart, as well as the persona. MacGyver was what I'd consider to be a cool fun loving guy who was really smart.

O'Neill is a gruff military jarhead with little chance of changing

Plus the MacGyver character was just too cool. I used to sleep with a poster of him over my bed, and all the other guys would point and laugh. Call me names like Loser, tool, and (get this!) FAG. What do they know? I make the best fries at Dairy Queen and when I go to bed at night me and MacGyver are best friends.

Life is good.

Re:You have somewhat of a point (-1, Offtopic)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371459)

Indeed.

I also have a vision... (0, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371232)

I have a vision for every man, women, and child to carry around their own personal tin foil hate to ensure protection from alien mind control rays... we must defend ourselves!

Re:I also have a vision... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371310)

tin foil hate... iron envy... tupperware jealousy... clingfilm rage.

Useful indeed (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371234)

Well the dad guy in the Hulk found duct tape useful in setting up his machine to make him a super-blob of energy, so this seems like a valid idea.

GopherMobile

great for restraining people... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371236)

So the everyman will then become an automatic suspect in kidnapping/rape/tortures?

Re:great for restraining people... (1)

soul_cmd (654552) | about 11 years ago | (#6371249)

Well, not if you work for the RIAA/MPAA. Then it's considered legal under the DMCA.

Wait a minute. (5, Insightful)

mikeophile (647318) | about 11 years ago | (#6371238)

This guy wraps a business card with 18" of duct tape and got a patent?

I'm not sure what I'm more speechless about. That this guy got a patent, or that this made Slashdot.

Re:Wait a minute. (5, Informative)

Wakkow (52585) | about 11 years ago | (#6371315)

He hasn't officially gotten it yet. It's patent pending.

Re:Wait a minute. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371336)

Well that's something of a relief.

Now, all I'm puzzled about is how the story got here.

Re:Wait a minute. (5, Interesting)

kaltkalt (620110) | about 11 years ago | (#6371381)

No it's not. He'll get the patent. Nobody doesn't get a patent. "Patent pending" just means "waiting for the rubber stamp." As long as you pay the filing fee, you'll get the patent. Even if it an unpatentable type of creation, even if it's already been done, even if it's already been patented, and even if it violates the laws of thermodynamics. The patent office will take the money, hand out a patent, and let the federal courts handle the lawsuits that result. If a court throws out a patent, the patent office doesn't have to give the money back. Everyone wins except those not in the government.

Re:Wait a minute. (5, Funny)

standsolid (619377) | about 11 years ago | (#6371345)

what's so suprising?

This is a pretty interesting story (what geek doesn't splooge for duct tape?)
This is new news... I haven't even read it before
The summary was pretty well written without typos
People seem to be reading the article before posting... i'ts just another day at slashdot

wait...

Re:Wait a minute. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371378)

This is a pretty interesting story (what geek doesn't splooge for duct tape?)

I don't ...

This is new news... I haven't even read it before

Can't argue with that...

The summary was pretty well written without typos

It's spelled "miniature, not minature" - or were you excluding the title?

People seem to be reading the article before posting... i'ts just another day at slashdot

Actually reading the article? Now THAT is news

Re:Wait a minute. (3, Informative)

Walt Dismal (534799) | about 11 years ago | (#6371402)

But someone is already selling small flattened rolls of duct tape. I bought one at Big Lots (a retail chainstore) 4 or 5 months ago.

Re:Wait a minute. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371472)

So what, I got my first pocket version of duct tape back in late 80's in a woolworth. It is the exact same thing this guy is doing. I wonder if he will get the patent. The oddest thing was when I found that tape back then it was next to (I SWEAR this to be true) a roll of dcut tape called "MacGyver" tape. It was a small roll meant to be eaiser to carry.

Re:Wait a minute. (1)

LauraScudder (670475) | about 11 years ago | (#6371482)

Yeah, a brand appeared in stores in Texas at least four years ago.

Spelling (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371243)

Try miniature. Come on editors!!

Duct Tape (4, Funny)

drskrud (684409) | about 11 years ago | (#6371244)

"Duct tape is a lot like the Force... It has a dark side, it has a light side, and it binds the galaxy together...."

I can't remember who said that but man is it funny.

-Skrud

Very cool idea, but WAYY too expensive... (4, Insightful)

evilviper (135110) | about 11 years ago | (#6371246)

Duct tape is great stuff, if only because no othery type of tape is as strong, and I can really understand the need to carry it around for unexpected situations, but at the price he's trying to get for it, there's no way it'll catch on.

Of course, provided he wasn't granted a patent for it, 3-rd parties should be imitating it in no time, and selling it for a fraction of the cost.

Re:Very cool idea, but WAYY too expensive... (1)

evilviper (135110) | about 11 years ago | (#6371258)

I should fix that before I'm flamed int oblivion. What I meant to say was:

Of course, provided he wasn't granted a patent that's too broad, 3-rd parties should be imitating it in no time, and selling it for a fraction of the cost.

Re:Very cool idea, but WAYY too expensive... (2, Interesting)

BiggerIsBetter (682164) | about 11 years ago | (#6371276)

Of course, provided he wasn't granted a patent for it, 3-rd parties should be imitating it in no time, and selling it for a fraction of the cost.

From the article: "Biggest risk factor: Imitators. Patent pending now with U.S. Patent Office."

This cannot seriously get a patent. I mean, a small role of duct tape is that fricken innovative??? Props for being first to market, but we've got small tape and we've got big duct tape, so this is hardly the work of genius.

Another great thing about duct tape (2, Informative)

kramer2718 (598033) | about 11 years ago | (#6371333)

Because of the threads, you can tear a wide piece to be as narrow as you need.

Re:Very cool idea, but WAYY too expensive... (1)

fmaxwell (249001) | about 11 years ago | (#6371439)

Duct tape is great stuff, if only because no othery type of tape is as strong

Huh? Have you ever seen fiber-reinforced packing tape? If you tried to tear that like duct tape, it would cut off your fingers. There are also tapes that includ carbon fiber, Kevlar, fiberglass, and polyester. Duct tape may be strong compared to masking tape or clear tape, but it's pretty-darned weak compared to many other types of tape.

while being quite geeky... (5, Funny)

mernisse (224328) | about 11 years ago | (#6371247)

...is there really a need for this? I keep a roll or two of the regular stuff in my car in case something falls off and I need to re-affix it, but do I really need to carry this stuff around like a condom? (obligatory geek remark: not that most of slashdot's readers need condoms, mind you, but still.)

Re:while being quite geeky... (5, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371398)

I keep a roll or two of the regular stuff in my car in case something falls off and I need to re-affix it, but do I really need to carry this stuff around...?

No, but it sounds like you need a new car.

Re:while being quite geeky... (1)

anachron (554095) | about 11 years ago | (#6371430)

...carry this stuff around like a condom?

From the article...

He started about two years ago, after wife Polly tired of hearing him talk about his duct tape idea.

She finally said, "Why don't you stop talking about it and do something?"

This could be bad in so many ways...

I think he'll do better if (4, Funny)

mikeophile (647318) | about 11 years ago | (#6371251)

He markets this as a condom repair kit.

If you can't duck it, f..k it.

Re:I think he'll do better if (3, Funny)

AzureLunatic (628957) | about 11 years ago | (#6371377)

Wonderful, as long as no genius decides that if a condom can be patched with duct tape, the entire process would go a little smoother with some WD-40.

My high school sex-ed class got strictly and specifically lectured that WD-40 was never to be used as a sexual lubricant unless we really really wanted to court chemical burns in places that would be really fun to explain in the emergency room.

Re:I think he'll do better if (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371391)

I think deciding that a condom can be patched with duct tape pretty much invalidates the genius part.

Duct tape --- of course! (2, Funny)

NewtonsLaw (409638) | about 11 years ago | (#6371272)

A year or so ago we got a new clothes dryer and my wife gave me the job of connecting it to the existing ducting that exhausts the dryer air from the laundry to the outside world.

I sat down for a while and contemplated how I might make up an adapter flange to join the old ducting (4 inch diameter) to the new dryer (3.5" diameter).

After several hours walking around the workshop checking to see if I had enough metal and gas to weld up a flange, I spied the obvious -- my roll of duct tape.

Suffice to say that's the first (and it'll probably be the last) time I've ever used duct tape for taping up ducting.

Most of the time I use it to hold the gaping wounds together so they don't bleed to bad after a day in teh workshop. (Why are so many tools so sharp? :-)

Dude, seriously. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371286)

If you can't use duct tape on ducting, it's time to start rethinking the whole DIY thing.

Re:Dude, seriously. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371326)

And go pro? Since real pro's never use duct tape on duct work. It sucks for holding ductwork together for very long.

Re:Duct tape --- of course! (4, Informative)

afidel (530433) | about 11 years ago | (#6371298)

Actually because of the kind of glue used as an adhesive in most duct tape it isn't very good for sealing ducts. The glue degrades in the presence of heat and moisture, both of which are in abundance in a most ducting situations. Instead a flexible plastic hose with metal ring clamps should be used.

Re:Duct tape --- of course! (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371364)

Most of the time I use it to hold the gaping wounds together so they don't bleed to bad after a day in teh workshop.
Ewww...gross!!!
I think I just lost my appetite....

Mind Boggling, really... (4, Insightful)

tuba_dude (584287) | about 11 years ago | (#6371274)

This is simultaneously both the most pointless and the coolest post ever to be on the front page.

Re:Mind Boggling, really... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371452)

someone wanna explain to me how that post got modded +4? Thanks!

What's the word (1)

ike6116 (602143) | about 11 years ago | (#6371275)

on this man winning the nobel prize? Personally I think he is a shoe-in.

Well, it does make a great condom (1, Funny)

kaltkalt (620110) | about 11 years ago | (#6371277)

But it can be a little hard (no pun intended) to get off (again, no pun intented). Still, in an emergency it's better to be safe than to either get a disease or breed.

If you use the whole roll... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371302)

You can be swinging more pud than John Holmes.

Duct tape admiration. (2, Funny)

Talinom (243100) | about 11 years ago | (#6371280)

Red Green would be proud.

They forgot, however, to include in the instruction manual that it should NOT be used in conjunction with transmission fluid. You need the optional "baling wire add-on kit" to pull that off.

If the women don't find you handsome, (4, Funny)

MsWillow (17812) | about 11 years ago | (#6371281)

they can at least find you handy. Right? Or did I fall asleep while watching the Red Green show, and am now dreaming of the Red Green /. show? Quick, call Rothschild's Sewage and Septic Sucking Service, and get rid of all the trolls!

*GRIN*

Re:If the women don't find you handsome, (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371340)

I once saw a septic pumping truck with the slogan "Your waste is our Bread and Butter!"

Re:If the women don't find you handsome, (1)

PerlGuru (115222) | about 11 years ago | (#6371429)

Unfortunatley his Sewage and Septic Sucking Truck's Tank isn't big enough ;-)

Now all we need is some miniature plastic sheeting (5, Funny)

God! Awful 2 (631283) | about 11 years ago | (#6371282)

So if the terrorists attack when you're on the go, you can simply duct-tape yourself into the nearest phone booth.

-a

for thos unexpected biological attacks.. (3, Funny)

SystematicPsycho (456042) | about 11 years ago | (#6371293)

His wallet also comes with a plastic tent, opens his wallet, pushes a button and *whala*, an inflatable plastic tent (with it's own air supply) - Go Go Gadget-Biological safe egloo

Re:for thos unexpected biological attacks.. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371426)

It's "voila".

Re:for thos unexpected biological attacks.. (1)

gerardrj (207690) | about 11 years ago | (#6371455)

just for the record, it's not "whala", it's "voila". It's French and means loosely "there it is" or "all done".

"whala" means to whip somebody with lashes.

Pet peeve #27

As a handyman, you only need two tools. (5, Funny)

Feztaa (633745) | about 11 years ago | (#6371309)

Duct tape and WD-40.

If it does move, but it shouldn't, you use the duct tape. If it doesn't move, but it should, you use the WD-40.

What's this guy going to come up with next, a miniature spray can of WD-40?

Re:As a handyman, you only need two tools. (1)

EricTheMad (603880) | about 11 years ago | (#6371351)

What's this guy going to come up with next, a miniature spray can of WD-40?

Now that's something that'd probably sell really well. You could put it on a keychain like those little cans of pepper spray.

Only two tools? (1)

AzureLunatic (628957) | about 11 years ago | (#6371360)

Hammer? Screwdriver? Yeah, I can just see someone constructing those out of duct tape and/or WD-40.

Re:As a handyman, you only need two tools. (2, Insightful)

Cali Thalen (627449) | about 11 years ago | (#6371374)

Actually, you forgot one...if it moves, and you don't want it to...WD-40 can make a pretty decent bug spray for small applications (most flying beasties get bogged down pretty well with a little lubing).

It ain't broke... (2, Funny)

Nucleon500 (628631) | about 11 years ago | (#6371317)

...it just lacks duct tape!

Sorry!

Terrorist (1)

rve (4436) | about 11 years ago | (#6371320)

This should come in handy to protect oneself if confronted with terrorism [msn.com] on the road

not (intentionally) to be cynical (2, Funny)

lingqi (577227) | about 11 years ago | (#6371324)

During that time, the U.S. Patent Office will search for like products and will decide whether Pocket Duct is different enough to merit a patent.


I thought they just eat some donuts, laugh with eachother how stupid it is (if they actually read it, anyway), stamp approval, and collect the application fee?

for fuck's sakes man, just bring some bandaids if you need tape - at least you can use them on yourself, aside from posting presentations on the wall.

urgh. products designed by sales people. sigh...

Why great for men? (1, Funny)

myoohn (631500) | about 11 years ago | (#6371348)

Oh alright! this is the kind of product i've been waiting for.

when your bi*** is talking so much, you just take the duct tape out of your pocket and close her mouth!

use it at night coz you know she snores!!

ok,I got to go ; wife wants me to mow the lawn.

Re:Why great for men? (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371358)

Yep, and use to close even more of the orifices of that menace in the crib across the room.

I didn't think it was hard to spell (0, Redundant)

efishta (644037) | about 11 years ago | (#6371353)

"miniature"... but apparently it is. 49 comments and no one's said anything so far.

Re:I didn't think it was hard to spell (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371366)

Actually, someone made a comment [slashdot.org] 34 minutes before you.

never leave home without... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371362)

Never leave home without duct tape and a bottle of tabasco sauce. It is the ultimate minimalist survival kit! =)

Great for pubic hair removal!! (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371371)

Just apply tape...and rip it off!

Great female contraceptive device! (1, Funny)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371376)

Prevents std's, pregnancy, and eliminates unwanted pubic hair!!!

Useful things for the interstellar hitchhiker (3, Funny)

KoshClassic (325934) | about 11 years ago | (#6371380)

I don't know about the rest of you, but with respect to Douglas Adams, I for one plan on keeping mine next to my towel :)

Just a small part of the whole kit... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371399)

You also need to add:

1. A black ski mask
2. A firearm
3. One of those electric stun guns

Would somebody please explain.. (0, Redundant)

Kwil (53679) | about 11 years ago | (#6371405)

..why the hell we call them "editors"?

I mean, "minature"? In the title, no less?

Come on.

They were meant to be called.. (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371466)

Idiots. Unfortunately, someone mispelled the word and it ended up as: editors.

Hi, My name is Brandy (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371409)

And I like to get drunk and be gang banged by five of the biggest guys I can find. If you want some action and think you got what it takes....

email me at: bustybrandy@email.com

Re:Hi, My name is Brandy (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371470)

At least she knows how to get on slashdot...maybe she isn't all bad.

LARRY WALL ISN'T FUNNY AND SHOULD SHUT THE FUCK UP (-1, Troll)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371411)

I mean, I want the guy to die choking gorilla cock and Shasta in a big hurry.

Who's with me?

You have no idea! (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371417)

Dear All,

One of my primary concerns as a sound engineer is to vigilantly keep my roll of tape out of the hands of musicians. One moment of carelessness and *poof* someone used up an entire roll to fix the plug on his keyboards.

This saves me from having to physically lock the roll. I can just carry around the tape in my back pocket.

Christopher, you are my hero!

Kees Jan

Homemade instructions (2, Interesting)

dspeyer (531333) | about 11 years ago | (#6371441)

If you want to carry duct tape with you everywhere...
  • Take an ordinary roll of duct tape. As you will observe, it is too large and round to conviniently fit in a pocket or similar. Take a small knife and carve a ring around the inside, putting maybe half an inch outside it. Don't cut all the way around; just pry apart the adjacent layers and pull.
  • In order to do this, you will need to break the inner cardboard. This can be done by brute force.
  • Pull the outer shell off the inner. Cut the single layer of duct tape that still attatches them.
  • Squash the outer ring so that it is linear, with 180 degree folds.
  • Stick it in your pocket, or wherever
  • profit?

If anyone claims a patent on this, I've got witnesses that I've been doing this for years.

First Duck Tape... Then the Internet... (3, Informative)

notestein (445412) | about 11 years ago | (#6371444)

Another fine offshoot product of the US military.

Thanks for the Duck Tape Uncle Sam! [ideafinder.com]

Not a new idea.... (1)

FooGoo (98336) | about 11 years ago | (#6371445)

This is standard practice in the military. And most survival books recommend wrapping duct tape around something other than the standard roll to make it easy to store and carry around. Now if he would have come up with an easy way to remove the crappy residue after it sits in the sun for 2 hours i'd be impressed.

Re:Not a new idea.... (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371467)

That's what the WD40 [slashdot.org] is for.

Am I the only one? (4, Insightful)

gerardrj (207690) | about 11 years ago | (#6371464)

I don't recall that I've ever owned or used a roll of duct tape. The stuff is a cludge, and there's almost always a better way to do something: glue, rope, wire, nails, rivets.
I just don't go for the cludgy/temporary fix; I'd rather take a few extra minutes and do it right. Duct tape is sticky, leaves a resudue, fails in high heat, deteriorates quickly and smells funky.

I still don't understand why it's called "duct tape" when ducting is the one thing you DON'T want to use it for.

Poor TV Legend... (1)

mcp33p4n75 (684632) | about 11 years ago | (#6371474)

Seems like Richard Dean Anderson is going to have a tough time if everyone is using duct tape.

Duct tape will save the world (1)

curtlewis (662976) | about 11 years ago | (#6371477)

Duct tape:
It's like The Force, there is a light side and a dark side and it binds the world around us.

If ya can't Duct it, fuck it!

I don't understand (1)

zurmikopa (460568) | about 11 years ago | (#6371492)

I was given something just like this, it was in a little package and called "Duck tape"

How can this guy get a patent for something that already exists and is sold?

Or will his patent just be denied?

Re:I don't understand (1)

zurmikopa (460568) | about 11 years ago | (#6371499)

And if you were wondering, that's not a typo. They did call it "Duck tape"
It even had a picture of a duck on the package.

I'm going to sue this guy... (1)

RALE007 (445837) | about 11 years ago | (#6371501)

if a packet of duct tape in my wallet is mistaken for a condom in insufficient lighting and the throe's of passion.

Oh wait, I never get any anyway, never mind, COOL! Emergency duct tape!

Prior Art? (1)

Carrion Creeper (673888) | about 11 years ago | (#6371503)

When I was in the Army, my favorite way to carry extra duct tape (100 mile per hour tape, which is green and sticks better) was to wrap it around a credit card or something. (the only use I ever found for my "Army Values Card") (for those of you who know)

You start with a roll and take as much as you think you need with you. It's not hard folks.

This is not a new idea (1)

iamdrscience (541136) | about 11 years ago | (#6371510)

There was a duct tape company (whoever makes that duct tape with the duck on it I believe)a few years ago who sold small rolls of duct tape wrapped around a small, flat cardboard card for the purpose of being able to stick it in your pocket. I don't think it exists anymore, at least I haven't seen it for a while (maybe 3 years or so).

Tape this! (0)

Anonymous Coward | about 11 years ago | (#6371521)

Here [goatse.cx] is something worth taping up.
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