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#3274783 - 02/08/14 12:21 PM Why they Invented Duck Tape
MolaKule Offline


Registered: 06/05/02
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Don't let your wife see this one! shocked2


Duck Tape
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#3274791 - 02/08/14 12:31 PM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: MolaKule]
stranger706 Offline


Registered: 04/24/09
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LOL good one. Here's another...


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#3274792 - 02/08/14 12:32 PM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: MolaKule]
Stelth Offline


Registered: 02/24/11
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A man was driving along the freeway, when suddenly, a Highway Patrol officer came up behind him, with lights blazing and siren blaring. The man pulled to the shoulder, and the officer ran up to his car. "What's wrong, officer?" said the man, perplexed.

"Your wife fell out of the car about two miles back!" shouts the officer.

"Oh, thank goodness," says the man, putting his hand on the officers arm. "I thought I was going deaf."
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#3274793 - 02/08/14 12:32 PM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: MolaKule]
jamesyarbrough Offline


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Posts: 295
Loc: Denison TX
Lol its duct tape tho. Haha
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#3274817 - 02/08/14 01:02 PM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: jamesyarbrough]
satinsilver Offline


Registered: 01/24/08
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Loc: Ohio
Made in the USA and here locally. They even have a Duck Tape Parade, I guess because it's such a big employer and to boost sales.

http://www.ducttapefestival.com/


Edited by satinsilver (02/08/14 01:02 PM)

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#3275114 - 02/08/14 05:43 PM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: MolaKule]
Shannow Offline


Registered: 12/12/02
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Spare the ducttape, spoil the job.

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#3275323 - 02/08/14 09:02 PM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: MolaKule]
morris Offline


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you can NEVER have to much duct tape.

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#3276551 - 02/10/14 12:14 AM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: MolaKule]
daves87rs Offline


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LOL....
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#3276747 - 02/10/14 08:49 AM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: MolaKule]
TooManyWheels Offline


Registered: 02/21/03
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Loc: Houston, Tex
Originally Posted By: MolaKule
Don't let your wife see this one! shocked2


Duck Tape



You could foresee how that was going to end... grin2

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#3277264 - 02/10/14 05:16 PM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: MolaKule]
djb Offline


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Loc: Maryland
Trivia: the original name was actually "duck tape", not "duct tape". The original was an adhesive fabric tape made for the army using cotton duck, a specific fabric weave. (Duck is one of the simplest canvas weaves.) While it was later used for ducts, it's mediocre for that purpose.

Most "duct tape" is made with an even simpler weave than duck, and sometimes the fibers are just laid on a plastic outer film rather than being woven.

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#3277622 - 02/10/14 11:48 PM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: djb]
MolaKule Offline


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Originally Posted By: djb
Trivia: the original name was actually "duck tape", not "duct tape". The original was an adhesive fabric tape made for the army using cotton duck, a specific fabric weave. (Duck is one of the simplest canvas weaves.) While it was later used for ducts, it's mediocre for that purpose.

Most "duct tape" is made with an even simpler weave than duck, and sometimes the fibers are just laid on a plastic outer film rather than being woven.



Interesting.

For HVAC ducting, there is a dedicated tape just for that purpose. It is an adhesive backed foil and is very effective for sealing air leaks.
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#3277660 - 02/11/14 02:09 AM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: MolaKule]
Shannow Offline


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Sweet...I'll use the correct vernacular from now on.

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#3277814 - 02/11/14 09:04 AM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: MolaKule]
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100MPH tape.
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#3278808 - 02/11/14 10:44 PM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: MolaKule]
morris Offline


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the duck says Quack Quack Quack EI EI O.

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#3279596 - 02/12/14 04:09 PM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: MolaKule]
joaks Offline


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Posts: 683
Loc: SC
IIRC someone did a study and they found duct tape to work well on everything they tried it on. Except ducts.
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#3279738 - 02/12/14 05:42 PM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: MolaKule]
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Right, no good for ducts because the adhesive fails miserably in high heat and extreme cold. My attic is 120 degrees plus in the summer. Foil tape or "pookie" (duct sealant) are the preferred products.

I do carry a homemade duct tape wallet. Yes, I may be a teenage girl at heart. It has exactly the configuration I wanted and I made it out of Gorilla Tape. It has held up about as well as any leather wallet I have owned.
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#3282077 - 02/14/14 02:44 PM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: Stelth]
mcrn Offline


Registered: 11/30/05
Posts: 2145
Loc: FL
Originally Posted By: Stelth
A man was driving along the freeway, when suddenly, a Highway Patrol officer came up behind him, with lights blazing and siren blaring. The man pulled to the shoulder, and the officer ran up to his car. "What's wrong, officer?" said the man, perplexed.

"Your wife fell out of the car about two miles back!" shouts the officer.

"Oh, thank goodness," says the man, putting his hand on the officers arm. "I thought I was going deaf."


LOL

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#3282181 - 02/14/14 04:36 PM Re: Why they Invented Duck Tape [Re: DBMaster]
Shannow Offline


Registered: 12/12/02
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Originally Posted By: DBMaster
I do carry a homemade duct tape wallet. Yes, I may be a teenage girl at heart. It has exactly the configuration I wanted and I made it out of Gorilla Tape. It has held up about as well as any leather wallet I have owned.


I carry a coin-purse made out of the stuff.

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/3224046/Handy_Duct-tape_trick#Post3224046

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