Don't Forget the Duct Tape - 2nd Ed.

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Become a master of gear repair

Whether you need to remedy a leak in your tent, repair flapping boot soles, nurse a cranky stove back to life, unclog a water filter, or revive gunked-up Velcro, you'll find the solution in the Mountaineer's Don't Forget the Duct Tape. And it can all be done with an inexpensive 12-item repair kit that, once assembled, won't weigh more than a pound or two-worth its weight in gorp!
As you'd guess, this pack-it-with-you pocket guide includes many ingenious uses for that most versatile of tools: duct tape!

Here's just a few of many tips:
Tip: Make a sturdy zipper pull by threading a thin strip of duct tape through the slider, then wrapping the tails with more duct tape.
Tip: For a more stable stove, cut a square of old closed-cell foam pad sized to fit the base of your backpacking stove. Wrap the foam generously with duct tape for insulation and you have a stable cooking platform that works great in the snow.
Tip: When re-gluing a boot or shoe sole, a few turns of duct tape can keep the toe area secure while the glue dries.

Specifications

Brand Name:
Mountaineers Books
Book Genre:
Instructional
Author:
Kristin Hostetter
Copyright Date:
3/05/2007
Pages:
96
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books
Backing:
Softback
ISBN:
0-89886-955-2
Mfg Sku/Part Number:
0-89886-955-2
UPC:
9780898869552
Other Features:
- What to include in your hiking or travel repair kits
- Duct tape dos and don'ts
- New sections on caring for technical wool garments and repairing softshell fabrics, single-wall tents, hydration systems, and more

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