Duct Tape

Ok, Ok, since this *is* and outdoors group/forum, and it *is* the nature of this website:What is your favorite use for duct tape? I want to hear about and see pictures of your improvisation and creativity in the outdoors at its best, using, of course, duct tape.

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Duct Tape

Who here knows what Duct Tape is really bad for?

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Insulating Ducts

I was thinking about opening one side or the top of the "metal box" that "insulates" the out/intake ducts of HVAC unit, and filling that space with styrofoam popcorn used for shipping fragile stuff. We recently had a couple of trees cut down in the backyard and now our HVAC unit is completely exposed to the sun for most of the day! We bought a shade to set up but I was thinking the styrofoam would just be a little bit more of a help! What do you think? All ideas and advice would be greatly appreciated!

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Duct Tape Club

Also join the duct tape club woooo

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Duct Tape Bandages

I thought this was cool, duct tape bandages!3M Duct Tape Bandages-

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Duct Tape Bandages

I thought this was cool, duct tape bandages!3M Duct Tape Bandages

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Duct Tape Wallets

Talk about different methods of making them.

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Duct Tape Converse

These are very nice pair of duct tape Converse. Made by covering normal Converse in duct tape, but I don't think that really counts, anyone out there wanna make a pair from only duct tape? No prize, unless someone wants to donate a patch for the first person to make a pair. Link at BoingBoing

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A coating for Duct Tape?

Hello Instructables! I have a duct tape question for you! I am in need of a coating for the tape, and would like to know what you guys suggest I plan on making a duct tape satchel and I don't want the edges of each piece of the tape to fray at all. I made a phone case out of tape and noticed that it frays a lot when I put it in my pocket. I was wondering if there is any sort of glue that I can coat my phone case (and future-satchel) with that would be keep the tape from fraying and peeling  Currently, I am using Nashua duct tape.

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Duct tape wallets

Here, you can discuss tips and such to make duct tape wallets.

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Duct Tape Guns

Hello members of the Duct Tape Club I have a mini contest for you guys. Lets try over our Thanksgiving break to each make a Duct Tape Gun of some type. It can shoot or not. Do whatever you want and post it on this Club page and the Duct Tape contest of course. Happy Thanksgiving.                       -AwesomeSwordGuy

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Duct tape or fire?

Recently at school there was an assignment in which we had to do a survey of 20 people.  The teacher came up with 10 Questions and we had to come up with 5.  Seeing that many people liked fire or duct tape, i asked which is better, fire or duct tape?  The typical answer was "that's an impossible question" or "flaming duct tape".  So which is better fire or duct tape? ***UPDATE MAY 5, 2011***  ok so the score so far is duct tape 9, fire 4, and flaming duct tape 1.  and ratings 2 c'mon people lets get some ratings.

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Duct tape Christmas

I had some duct tape lying around and was wondering to myself 'what stuff for Christmas can you make out of duct tape!' If anyone has any ideas about possible duct tape Christmas decorations or other Christmas related crafts, please let me know...I really want this Christmas to be a little more interesting than last years...

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Duct Tape Armor

I'm planning (Read: Going forth with no idea what to do) on making a suit of armor completly made out of duct tape. (Partially made a gauntlet, so it might work) But here's the question I have; Should I post an instructable on each peice (Gauntlet, Helmet, Greives) by itself, or as one big instructable that might have a million steps (Okay, not that many)? I'm leaning more to the idea of one peice at a time, and then when I'm done just putting them all together into one big instructable. What do you all think? And is this project even worth doing? (Will add picture of sad gauntlet reject at later date)

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any duct tape projects?

Where can i find more duct tape projects? i made shoes and now i cant find any other projects.

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Am I the only one getting fed up with duct tape?

I wondered whether I'm the only one starting to grow sceptic of duct tape. It doesn't work that well, it can't reliably stick anything to a wall reliably for more than 6 months, and when you take it off (or it falls off), it leaves you with whatever you taped with nasty slime all over the place. What are your views on duct tape?

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what are some fun things to make out of duct tape besides wallets?

i have a lot of duct tape but i don't know what to make. I have made a bunch of wallets and I don't find it fun. Please give me ideas. Thanks.

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Any one know how to make a checkered duct tape wrist band???????

Im trying to make it but it wont work! im soo confused?!blah!

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what can i make out of duct tape for my business? Answered

1)mouse pads 2)bouquets of flowers 3)intinal 4)bible cases 5)wallets (use packing tape to make a place for the license) 6)tip holders 7)iphone ipad ipod cover 8)purses if this helped visit my Facebook page "Kaylee"s Duct Tape Inc."

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Does Duct Tape really de-magnetize the magnetic strip on credit/gift cards? Answered

I have a Duck tape wallet, and this is constantly a worry for me... I'm solving this by putting Business Cards behind all my cards with magnetic strips, is this necessary?

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corners

Does anyone have any tips on how to make sharp corners for duct tape things that are hallow (like a cover for electronics)

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Is there a 12 Step Program for my Instructables addiction? Answered

I just published my 3rd paltry ible. This one was in the duct tape challenge. Problem solved you say? Not even close! I've been having duct tape dreams and nightmares for a week. More ideas keep popping up in my head.  I need help!

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folding

Hey does any one have any tips for folding duct tape longways (hot dog) perfectly im trying to make shoe laces but i need to get it folded perfect (i know how to do it the other way just get like a pencil put it in the middle and have some one pull the pencil and take the two sides hold thought and slowly put together) ps i'll post an instructable on it when im done

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Get creative with Duct Tape-Duct Tape Scholarship www.stuckatprom.com

Duct Tape Scholarship has online voting thru July 2nd. Their outfits are made all of duct tape. However has the most votes wins! Did you know you could get all these colors from duct tape? Please vote for #87 at www.stuckatprom.com. 1st place is $3000 scholarship for each contestant and their school. Check out the creative designs.

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Duct Tape Messenger Bag

Just in time for school ;)Duct Tape Nation

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duct tape armor help

How many rolls of duct tape do you think it will take to made armor

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Duct Tape PC Case

These geeks loved duct tape enough to make a whole PC case out of it. It's am impressive feat, but all I can think of is how horrible the smell must be to have it right next to you during and extended FPS session. Duct Tape PC case

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Duct-Tape Wallet Ideas?

A few things I thought could make better duct tape wallets. 1: Buss-Pass/ I.D. Pocket, Perhaps a pocket made out of clear packing tape that covers the whole card could be used for I.D. or a Buss-Pass. 2: Coin Purse, A Sideways-facing pocket can be made to fold-out sideways from the wallet, when the pocket is folded-in, It acts like an envelope and keeps the coins in. 3: Dividing Page, A properly sized page taped on the inside "spine" of the wallet could be added to allow for more compartments. 4: Transparent/ Clear Carcass, The Carcass of the wallet could be made with clear packing tape or transparent duct-tape 5: Sports-Grade Grip-Tape/ Hockey Tape Parts, Parts of the wallet could be made from Grip-Tape or Hockey Tape, These products can be found in black, colors or transparent. Please Respond to this inquiry.

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Suggestion: Duct Tape Category

Would love to see a section either in say Play or, preferably, Workshop for Duct Tape.

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Other duct tape sites?

If anyone knows any other how to make things with duct tape sites let me know please? Thanks!

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Duct tape challenge comp

The duct tape challenge, says you could win a roll of duct tape, but when you click on the "duct tape" link it takes you to Duck tape.. What do you do with it, kidnap ducks? tape several ducks together to make some sort of raft? or is it like fly tape, hang it from the ceiling to get rid of ducks in the kitchen? Or is it for repairing broken or leaking ducks? If you win what will you do with your duck tape?

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The Best Kind of Duct Tape

What do you think the best kind of duct tape is: 1) Duck Tape 2) Nashua 3) Gorilla Tape 4) ect.

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Using resin on duct tape?

So I'm building my first prop and I have a lot of duct tape used... and I mean A LOT, so I was planning on putting a layer of resin on it. But my question is would the resin work with the duct tape or would I have to put another layer of something before I can put the resin.

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Duct Tape Dry-Erase

Just a little helpful note, that you can use dry-erase markers on Duct Tape. While I have not experimented with all brands it has worked for me in the past.

Topic by l33tjedibum 


Duct Tape with other items

Over the holidays I had a strange visitor that brought duct tape, 97 cent mirror, 97 cent soap container, and 97 cent disposable gloves. He never left with the items and I was wondering if anyone had any idea what such items could be created into.

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Removing duct tape residue

Does anybody know of an effective way to remove the residue left from gaffa tape that wont melt plastics or harm electrics? I recently got an old keyboard that covered with it. (there is a lot of the stuff)

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RC ducted fan plane

My Mom recently aquired a new blender for christmas and I was able to salvage the very massive motor from it. it is a 120v 430w motor. I want to be able to make it remote control with an esc and some rc gear I have. I need help either creating one or somewhere to buy one that would work with this motor. I could also use arduino to control it if needed but would need a program. Thanks in advance for all help recieved.

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Ducted vacuum cleaner anyone?

My sister approached me today with the news that her vacuum cleaner went up in smoke.While cleaning out the old rental and with the aim to clean the new home during the next few days.This made me thinking about the the ducted vacuum system that were quite popular around here.Most modern house won't get something like that and for the older ones it means once they fail they stay dead.After all the tenant can buy a vacuum cleaner to clean the carpets...Anyways...I had a look around here and in other places to check on home made solutions of the more modern type.As my sister is allowed some DIY to improve the quite old house I was wondering about installing a ducted vacuum system.Of course there is not much out there, commercially, that would be up to our modern times.Far too noisy, lack of sucktion and despite all totally outdated filter systems that won't keep the turbine or motor clean.Some people however came up with quite clever ideas.For example building your own cyclonic shop vac.Another one I quite liked was was a home made housing for standard drum type shop vac.Apart from the air noise the thing was almost silent.No screaming motor, no outcoming air acting as a funnel for the noise create.The air going in and through the hose was louder then the actual vacuum cleaner LOLI would like to create something similar by salvaging a proper shop vac as a bas for the sucking part.But as it is an old house I would really like a wooden solution to entire housing and casing problem.Not just a screaming thing mounted to the outside of the house....Far less noisy than the donor, cyclonic (proper) seperator and easy to empty.Like place a bag under it and open the bottom easy.Something originally intended for inside use might be weatherproved or placed in a properly covered area if required.Any ideas for the wooden part apart from starting from scratch with 3D models?Anyone here done something similar and willing to provide some feedback on how well it all performs?

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Has there been a duct tape contest yet? Answered

There are so many things to do with duct tape, so a contest would be really interesting to see what shows up.

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What is something original I can make out of duct tape?

Things besides wallets, like the duct tape roses. Anyway, I'm bored and have lots of duct tape and don't know what to do with it. However, I don't have enough duct tape to cover pants in.

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