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Old 05-20-2009, 04:04 AM   #11
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Ive used it to rope off open wire till the correct fix was availible.. never had it give me any issues.
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Duct tape is an insulator not a conductor.
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Old 05-20-2009, 08:25 AM   #13
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haha never on my tank but it held my car's sound system together for a while until i got hold of some shrink tubing...
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lol
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Old 05-20-2009, 12:59 PM   #15
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I think it would be easier to list what we haven't used duct tape on. LOL! I'd say everything from a quick fix for a leaky tent when camping to holding my brothers bumper on his car (we called it West Virginia Chrome, LOL) till he got it to the shop.
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They use duct tape on nascar racing =)
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good point animal i was in auto shop at high school one and the teacher had a box that was labeled fix all next to his desk i said hey duct tape lol
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I used duct tape to hold a headlight in place after an accident for about a year. I peeled out a big strip about 5 feet long, didn't tear it off, let the roll part hang down and spun it a bunch of times - duct tape rope! Stuff is super strong and holds knots well because you get the sticky side out!
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Old 05-20-2009, 05:40 PM   #19
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Does anyone know if duct tape conducts electricity? Friction tape isn't that expensive but I prefer to use shrink tubing when I can especially around my aquariums.
I would suggest black electrical tape for anything electrical - I don't believe duct tape is rated for electrical use, it can dry out and flake apart, BET doesn't (PS I'm an electrical engineer)
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electrical tape is always for the win.. but when your in a bind.. its a good quick fix for the time being.
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