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Krazy Glue works on rubber, like it says on the packaging, but be warned: a
"crazy" way to use Krazy Glue is to repair shoes if you need them right away,
because the adhesion isn't instant! While Krazy Glue has many excellent
uses, when it comes to rubber soles you'll have to wait for the super
strength to set in. if you're hiking on a trail or in a bugout situation and
need to move on, you'll need to use duct tape or a shoe lace to help you get
your destination as the Krazy Glue dries.

  • Fix your hiking boots. With duct tape and Krazy Glue you
    can repair shoes on the trail.

  • Make a bucket, bowl or cup from duct tape. Water
    collection is essential and if you have no bucket you can
    make one with duct tape. A bucket is also useful to collect
    berries, field greens, or small game.

  • Craft a survival Kayak with duct tape. Here's how to build
    your own kayak using duct tape and PVC. Even if you don't
    want to build a Kayak, it's important to think about duct
    tape in terms of repairing your kayak, canoe or other
    lightweight vessel.

Duct Tape Survival #11: Devise handcuffs, silence
The day may come in survival when you'll need to retain an
intruder or restrict a defector in your group. Duct tape handcuffs
might buy you some time to think. Get handy with duct tape and
craft a "survival handcuff" if someone is acting up. Don't just
think of duct tape in terms of handcuffs, you'll want to strap them
to something. Out doors you can strap an individual to a tree or a
pole. Indoors, you cans trap them to a chair. Duct tape can also
keep the bad guys quiet. The movies always show duct tape over
the mouth to silence victims, and this is something to remember
in survival times!Incidentally, when it comes to duct tape
handcuffs, every prepper should learn how to break free from
them and below is a tutorial.

Duct tape survival #12: Make extreme emergency car
Whether you need to repair a broken fan belt to get to the next
destination, or you blow a universal joint and need to repair it,
duct tape could help you mend temporarily and get you slowly to
safety. It's possible to repair a tire just enough to get you up the
road. Again, these are extreme survival ideas and you'll have to
use your judgement about the safest alternative for you.

Want something better in the car?
Try FiberFix duct tape for car repairs and leaky pipe, pictured
immediate right. Did you know they make duct tape that hardens
like steel? Many preppers haven't even heard of FiberFix, until
now. Just activate with water and wrap just like tape. This stuff,
pictured immediate right, hardens like steel within 2-5 minutes,
and works with almost any surface. You can sand it or paint it,
plus it's waterproof, as well as heat and cold resistant. This stuff
is a preppers dream for repairing water pipes, car hoses, yard and
shop tools, outdoor gear, and household items.

Stash duct tape in your vehicle. You'll be glad to keep the
highway patrolman off your tail by temporarily fixing your tail

Duct tape survival #13: Waterproof your shoes.
Endure extreme weather conditions with duct tape on your shoes.
In a bugout scenarios, you can use duct tape to help make shoes
water resistant in rain or snow. This barrier will keep moisture
from getting at your feet and wearing you down. It will also add
insulation to help you endure the snow or cold weather extremes.

Duct tape survival #14: Make shoes stronger.
During The Great Depression, people would extend the life if their
shoes by inserting cardboard, but in modern times with the
availability of duct tape this reinforment would prove much
stronger. A prepper well stocked with duct tape could "make do"
with a little duct tape during war times or a depressed economy.

  • Reinforce shoe repairs. Sometimes the best shoes for the
    hike are the old and worn ones. If they come apart you can
    glue them back. Just remember, Super Glue isn't always
    instant, so if you need to fix boots to complete the hike, use
    the CrazyGlue or SuperGlue for repair, then secure your repair
    as it dries with duct tape until you reach your destination.

Duct tape survival #15: Reseal Mylar bags and other
food containers.
Often a freeze dried meal is enough for two or four people. If
you're good with portion control or need less, and have another
vessel to mix the dried contents with hot water, you can reseal
the remaining dried portion for the next meal with duct tape.

Did you know you can eat freeze dried chicken straight from the
bag? Reseal your Legacy Foods chicken with duct tape.

Duct tape survival #16: Prepare for a biological
Granted you may not have enough time to find your way out to
survive the intentional release of a disease-causing agent)or
biotoxin, but if you get advance notice through HAM radio
communications, for example, you can prepare for an impending
biological attack by sealing off the windows in your home.

Duct tape survival #17: Keep away volcanic ashes
and gas.
Employing use of duct tape with a drop cloth, you can keep out
volcanic ash and gas. Learn how to
survive a volcanic eruption
with a supply of duct tape and drop cloths. Together they can
secure windows and doors also to keep lights low and give you a
low profile.

Duct tape survival #18: survive contagion, set up a
Include duct tape as part of your pandemic kit. With Ebola or
other contagion such as
Avian Flu, you'll want a secure seal in
protective equipment and your skin. Use duct tape as a seal
between touch points (gloves and boots) and as an emergency
seal to prevent leaks should your Tyvek or chemical suit become
breached with holes. You can affix duct tape to your suit in pre-
cut layers to make immediate repair! Learn to seal your
protection equipment properly with the use of duct tape.

  • Here's how to set up a quarantine room. Create a
    pandemic seal or set up a quarantine room with duct tape
    and plastic sheets around windows and doors.

Duct tape survival #19: Mark a trail.
Colorful duct tape can come in handy to mark your trail as you
move through terrain to hunt or fish. Even ordinary black duct
tape can help you write an S.O.S. to notify first responders of
your presence in the area. You can make arrows or form letters of
the alphabet. If you have a Sharpie, you can also write a
message on a gray or light colored duct tape.

Duct Tape Survival #20: Create a hands-free
In the absence of a headlamp, you can strap a flashlight to your
person or create a headlamp to light your way, which will keep
your hands free to carry something, defend yourself or climb your
way out of trouble.

Duct tape survival #21: Evade detection with
blackout windows.
In combination with a tarp or garbage bags, duct tape can help
you black out your windows to help evade detection. If you're the
only one in the neighborhood with light during a cataclysmic
event, you'd better believe your light will draw unwanted

  • Blackout your flashlight. Similarly, you can blackout your
    flashlight if you need a smidgen of light, but want to evade

Duct tape survival #22: Make a hurricane window
Seal windows or strengthen windows for hurricanes with duct tape
by making large X shapes to help contain the glass. Similarly,
duct tape can fix a broken window after a storm or break in.

Duct tape survival #23: Avoid being tracked.
If you're evading someone tracking you, then you can duct tape
your shoes to minimize the treads on your shoes sinking into the
landscape. The dogs will still be able to sniff you, and your foot
will make an imprint from the weight of you, but you'll make it
more difficult for those searching for you! (Moonshiners use this

Duct tape survival #24: improvise a grommet, mallice
clips, etc.
If you need a grommet where one doesn't exist, puncture your
cloth and reinforce it with duct tape on either side for
reinforcement. This could come in handy for turning tarps into
tents or shelter. Duct tape in this fashion can also help you
malice clips or affix straps and webbing to your molle packs.

Duct tape survival #25: Protect your noggin.
Whether you need a hat to shade you from the heat of the sun or
to keep your noggin warm from the blast of winter, it's duct tape
to the rescue. You can fashion a hat to fit your entire head or a
visor to help keep the sun out of your eyes.

Duct tape survival #26: Soften sharp edges.
Sharp edges can sometimes make a back unbearable. Duct tape
can soften the edges to make equipment bearable to carry.

Duct tape survival #27: Pad knees and elbows.
Whether you need a little support for gardening at the knee, are
evading someone, or getting in a sniping position, duct tape can
help pad and support your knees and elbows from rugged terrain.

Duct tape survival #28: Avoid snow blindness.
The blinding glare of snow can damage your eye and leave you
not only lost in the wilderness, but permanently scarred unless
you employ use of adequate eye protection. If you didn't pack any
sunglasses, you can improvise by creating a super hero mask over
your eyes by taping two pieces of duct tape together and cutting
horizontal slits in the duct tape about an inch long enabling you
just enough light to come through to see. The bonus is that You'll
look like a rocker from the 80s!

The telltale signs of snow blindness include a feeling of having
grit in the eyes worsening with every eye movement. There is
also an increased pain in the light, redding and usually also a
headache. The condition heals in a few days, but risks damage to
the retina, including painful photokeratitis, or macular
degeneration. You can avoid these and persevere with duct tape.

Duct tape survival #29: Support your ankles.
A travellers tip is to wrap duct tape under socks to provide extra
support for ankles. This helps support ankles for standing in long
lines. An ankle brace may also be medically necessary.

Duct tape survival #30: Keep small survival tools
Fish hooks, tiny replacement batteries, needles, and screws might
get lost if not otherwise secured to the sticky back of duct tape!
Who needs an Altoids box when you can keep small items secure
in versatile duct tape.

Duct tape survival #31: Camouflage for survival.
Duct tape can help you camouflage yourself or your vehicle. In the
event you need to hide a vehicle with foliage, you can use duct
tape to help you layer branches, twigs, bark, moss, and leaves for
cover. With the same general technique you can also evade
notice by affixing nature to your body like a ghillie suit, pictured

Duct tape survival #32: Hem a pant leg.
Quite ordinary it is to hem a pant leg with duct tape; however, a
cyclist prepper may find use in this idea as a leg cuff. Certainly,
this is something to consider for your get home bag or bugout
bag, in a scenario where you must bicycle home or bugout out
from the office. You don't want pant legs getting in the way of
Make a gaiter to avoid ticks and chiggers.

Duct tape survival #33: Make a candle or small torch.
Weird and wonderful, you can improvise a candle from duct tape if
you need it. As aforementioned duct tape will ignite, so if you roll
it into a makeshift candle around a stick and you'll have a torch of

Duct tape survival #34: Steer clear of venomous
snake bites.
Since 95% of snake bites occur below the knees, duct tape
secured around a hiking book and up the pant leg could provide a
sufficient barrier to penetration. In case of a snake bite, do not
use a tourniquet or you will keep venom in one place, and it will
swell and you may loose the appendage.

Duct tape survival #35: Signal for help.
The reflective silver duct tape won't help you much to signal for
help, but an episode of Myth Busters did show how to
successfully attract attention with duct tape on a beach by
spelling out S.O.S. in the sand and anchoring the duct tape to
rocks. The shiny duct tape right, also can help keep crows and
other birds out of your garden.

Duct tape survival #36: Keep above ground in a
hammock or para platform.
Gilligan and the Skipper slept in hammocks, and so can you as a
survivor! On an episode of Naked and Afraid, a contestant brought
duct tape, which helped his partner extend her 16-day stay
without him. They made a tarp from the material; however, they
probably should have made a hammock to keep them above
ground of critters. In tropical areas, you'll want to build your
shelter off ground or you will be infested with insects (and
covered in morning dew). In the final part of the episode, she
displayed her massive bug bitten body, which potentially could
have been minimized with a para platform.

Duct tape survival #37: Craft a makeshift pot holder.
If you don't have a pot holder to handle hot pots and pans
camping, you can create duct tape sleeve to shield the heat as
you remove the pot safely. Remember that duct tape burns, so
you should not cook with duct tape on the handle.

Duct tape survival #38: Make a fly trap.
Admittedly the weirdest survival use for duct tape is to make "fly
tape." Flies and mosquitoes who land on duct tape will get stuck
to it (or fly off with broken legs and die)! Try this unusual idea at
your next camping adventure.

Duct tape survival #39: Keep clothing clean and dry.
Using duct tape for your survival clothing using the COLDER
method (a technique taught to United States Air Force pilots:
  • CLEAN. Keeping clean, duct tape can lift off dirt or help you
    air dry clothing (use duct tape to line dry or hang from trees).
  • OVERHEAT. Avoid overheating. Duct tape can provide shade
    if you make an umbrella, sun hat, or fan.
  • LOOSE. Wear clothes in loose and in layers. Use duct tape to
    make a horshoe pack for extra clothes if you don't have a
  • DRY. Because duct tape is waterproof, it can help keep you
    dry with an added layer of insulation. You could also craft
    shelter or even an umbrella with duct tape.
  • EXAMINE. Inspect clothes for defects in wear and use duct
    tape where necessary to hem cuffs, add layers of padding
    where needed.
  • REPAIR. Replace zippers and repair tears with duct tape.

Duct tape survival #40: Entertain the mind.
Sometimes survival is a lonely place. Duct tape can unleash your
creative mind and set the inner MacGyver free. In an episode of
Naked and Afraid, a survivor constructed a bikini, which was
wholly unnecessary, but entertaining. Give a prepper kid a roll of
duct tape and see what he or she creates. Creation is the key to

In a pinch, duct tape will repair just about anything or help you
solve almost any survival problem. Whether you're mending a
broken fishing pole, patching up a tent or fixing torn clothing,
duct tape might be vital for your survival and the limits are only
your creativity.

Best of all, duct tape is often reusable. That's another prepper
favorite, so be sure to repurpose, reuse, and recycle your duct

Stock duct tape in four places:
  1. Your bugout bag: Be sure to pack duct tape in your bugout
    bag. Wrap the tape around a sturdy water bottle. In this
    way, you'll save the weight of the heavy cardboard tube! At
    the top of the page, you'll also find lightweight and compact
    duct tape for camping, which is ideal for your bugout bag.
  2. Your vehicle: Duct tape is on the list of car essentials
    because it is handy for fixing leaky hoses and more.
  3. Your workplace: Have duct tape handy at the office or your
    work as you can use it to improvise in so many situations
    from a hurricane or earthquake to defense or rioting. Keep
    reading to find out why.
  4. Your home and bugout location: You'll find duct tape
    immensely useful in survival times to repair a wide variety of
    things around your home or bugout location. Use duct tape
    for pandemic preparedness, window repair, first aid and
    more. Always have more on hand than you think you will
    need for a year.

Now you know of forty fabulous ways to use duct tape. Get some
duct tape now to ensure you have it when you need it. Duct tape
is just one of many preps available for just $5 and under that
could save your life.

Handy Prepper tip:
  • If it moves and shouldn't use SuperGlue or duct tape.
  • If it doesn't move and should, well then use WD-40!

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to save a life! While we've listed 40+ clever and practical ways to
use a duct tape for survival, there are endless more possibilities.
You need only a little imagination.

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  • Make a granny strap for your sunglasses. Leave the leash
    at home? Don't loose your glasses on the journey: make a
    leash from duct tape.

Duct tape survival #9: Improvise tools for defense
and hunting.
Every prepper knows that a bullets will someday run out and that
they must rely on other weapons. It's pretty easy to construct a
duct tape weapon. Duct tape weapons might save your life or
help you hunt:

  • Make a duct tape spear for defense or hunting. Affix duct
    tape to a knife an a broom stick and you have a defensible
    and threatening space between you and an attacker. You can
    even roll up a magazine and duct tape a pair of scissors to
    create some extra space between you and an attacker. Now
    that's duct tape survival! And duct tape spear could help you
    get dinner as well. That's two ways duct tape and "spear"
    your life.

  • Fletching an arrow.  Use duct tape to raft the fletching
    portion of an arrow: that's the portion of the arrow that
    gives it "air" with duct tape, and craft the arrow from duct
    tape, glass and glue. This information would come in useful
    if you have no more arrows left. The tutorial doesn't show
    you how to make your bow. Dual Survival provides a
    bushcraft tutorial on how to make an arrow and arrowhead
    from a glass bottle and duct tape.

  • Help dress a duck. Pluck feathers of duck with duct tape!
    Now that's the true use of "duck" tape!

  • Make a sheath for your knife. As a sheath, duct tape will
    spare you from undue injury. If possible, start with some
    cardboard and wrap the cardboard around the knife followed
    by the duct tape.

  • Snare an animal. Make animal snares from duct tape
    cordage in a survival situation, and soon you'll have some
    protein for dinner.

  • Catch small game with sling shot. Duct tape to defend
    yourself with a sling shot to scare away the bears, or use
    your sling shot to knock out small game.

  • Cuff a pant leg. Hunters can also cuff pant legs with duct
    tape to protect from the elementseither to keep out the
    ticks and chiggers or to prevent the cool air from rising the
    pants and stealing body warmth.

  • Patch hole in your hip boots or rain boots. Fishing around
    for ideas, we found this practical tip if your hip boots should
    run a leak while fishing, you can temporarily repair it with
    duct tape. The same concept would work well for rain boots
    or snow boots to add insulation and allow you to continue
    hunting or fishing in comfort.

Duct tape survival #10: Craft useful survival tools.
Everyone has a camping story to tell and duct tape is often part
of the adventure. Here are some useful survival tools for camping
and hiking.
Above, how to remove a ring from a swollen finger.

Duct Tape Survival #6: Build a fire.
The fibers of duct tape can work to accelerate your fire starter. A
piece of duct tape can provide about two minutes of burn time.

  • Make fire with duct tape and a char cloth. Make a
    firestarter with duct tape and char cloth. In this way the fire
    starter can last seven minutes.

Duct Tape Survival #7: Repair outdoor equipment.
Duct tape can help you make repairs on just about anything:

  • Tent repair. Rips are not only a major inconvenience, they
    could threaten your well being in severe weather. It's
    comforting to know that duct tape can keep the water and
    cold out. Duct tape will also help you connect broken tent
    poles. Firefly duct tape, pictured right, can be handy to help
    you identify your campsite by night.

  • Canoe repair: As mentioned above, duct tape fixes leaks, so
    suppose your only canoe has sprung a leak and you need it
    to get down the river. Duct tape may well get you to your
    destination. With enough duct tape you can craft a paddle
    with a forked branch, a bag and duct tape.

  • Bike repair: Duct tape can work like a patch to repair an
    inner tube if you ever fond yourself with a flat and without
    any patch. Duct tape is also handy at the cuffs of pants to
    keep them from rubbing against the chain in transit.

Duct tape survival #8: Craft emergency cordage.
If you don't have paracord you can make cordage from duct tape
by rolling long strips lengthwise, folding in half or taping two
sections together. From the cordage, you can twine it into heavier
rope by braiding three pieces of your duct tape  cordage.
Previously mentioned, you can make a sling for your rifle from this
cordage, and you can sling other gear as well. Make cordage by  
Here are other ways to use duct tape as emergency cordage:

  • Sling gear to your backpack. Clips may break, gear may
    become loose, and you'll have an instant and stealth solution
    if your bugout bag includes duct tape.

  • Tie food bags in the trees camping. Tie food up in the trees
    to secure it from raccoons, bears and other critters.

  • Tape a lantern to a tree. Light the way with a flashlight or
    lantern by securing it with duct tape cordage to a tree at your

  • Hang clothes out to dry. If your clothes get soaked while
    camping by the river or lake, you can create just enough
    cordage to line-hang your clothes.

  • Improvise shoe laces, a belt or a dog leash!

  • Construct shelter or lash camp furniture. The art of lashing
    is usually reserved for working with sisal (a fiber of cordage
    made from the sisal plant); however, the clever prepper can
    lash together shelter or furniture using duct tape cordage for
    the clove hitches.
Duct tape survival
40 favorite and fabulous ways to use duct tape for survival

Duct Tape Survival:
Preppers have a penchant for creative problem solving and duct
tape is a favorite survival tool to get out of a sticky situation.
Armed with duct tape, WD-40 and Superglue, a prepper can fix
anything and survive to tell about it. Unleash your inner
MacGyver, and get started thinking about duct tape survival.
Below are forty favorite ways preppers use duct tape...

How to Use Duct Tape for Survival
Here are forty fabulous ways duct tape could save your life:

Duct tape survival #1: Seal ammo boxes.
Did you know that duct tape was originally developed during
World War II to help seal ammo boxes? Preppers today concerned
about long term storage may vacuum seal ammunition along with
silica packages, but duct tape still works well to seal the outside
of the ammo boxes! The gasket can lose its seal and by using
duct tape, you can help secure the contents from moisture.

Who invented duct tape? The idea for duct tape came at the
request of the U.S. Military to create a cloth-based, water
resistant tape. Ammunition boxes at the time were taped, then
waxed to make them waterproof and prevent moisture. A division
of Johnson & Johnson developed the special adhesive tape, which
was made from a rubber-based adhesive and applied to a durable
duck cloth backing.

Here's something fun:
the inventor of duct tape was a woman!

Duct tape survival #2: Provide a watertight seal.
Technically speaking, duct tape is not waterproof, however it is
water resistant. Duct tape will seal just about anything and for
this reason can help you patch stuff that might leak.

  • Repair tents and tarps with duct tape to keep out water
    and wind. A small tear in your tent could become a bigger
    problem if you don't tend to it right away.

  • Fix a leaky water bladder or bottle. Water is life and in a
    survival situation you can't underscore the importance. If the
    bladder of your water pouch bursts, duct tape would save the
    day. If you lose the lid, you can seal your water with a
    makeshift cap from duct tape.

  • Patch leaky hoses temporarily with duct tape.*

    * NOTE: If you want something to bond on your leaky pipes,
    try FiberFix, which hardens like steel, is waterproof, is both
    heat and cold resistant, is sandable and bondable. It adheres
    to just about any surface!

Duct tape survival #3: Bond surfaces.
The tight weave of duct tape contributes to the heft, making it an
ideal substance to adhere strongly to a wide variety of surfaces
like cloth, vinyl, leather, plastic, metal and laminates.  As well,
the surface is resistant to moisture, which will help you endure
weather and temperature extremes and affix wherever you need a
flexible and weather-proof bond. And it tears easily by hand
without curling and conforms to uneven surfaces. General
maintenance, wrapping, sealing and protecting. Almost everyone
has a duct tape story to tell.

  • Keep the flood waters out. When flood warnings come, you
    can shut the garage door and use duct tape on both the
    outside and inside of the door to seal against water entering
    the garage, along with your sandbags.

  • Seal storm windows. With duct tape you can seal the
    outside of storm windows during the winter as an added

  • Avoid carpet trips and falls. Secure duct tape to keep
    carpets and pads from shifting to help avoid slips, trips and

  • Strengthen glasses for temporary repair. Temporarily
    mend the arm of your prescription or sunglasses with duct
    tape to see your way out of danger.

FiberFix is the ultimate duct tape! It hardens like steel. Pictured
right, FiberFix is both heat and cold resistant, sandable,
bondable, and waterproof. It adheres to any surface!

Duct tape survival #4: Fix broken firearms and

  • Improvise a rifle sling. Duct tape rolled length-wise becomes
    instant cordage! If you have a broken strap you can repair it
    instantly in the field.

  • Devise a makeshift coupler for your magazines. By use of
    a coupler you can attach two magazines together for more
    efficient speed. If you don't have one, you can make one
    with duct tape. Even if you have a coupler, you may like to
    use duct tape to ensure they don't come apart. This gives
    you an added measure of security.

  • Hide your magazines! Secure magazines where others might
    not expect to find them, under desks for example, with duct

Duct tape Survival #5: Improvise first aid needs.

  • Bandage wounds with duct tape. Yes, duct tape might hurt
    a little with hairy arms or legs, but it sure beats bleeding to
    death if you don't have bandages around! Add the dressing
    (gauze or a cotton ball) and TA-DA you have a bandage.

  • Improvise moleskin.  The clever prepper can prevent
    callouses and blistering of hands or heels with duct tape by
    placing duct tape at the point of friction. The duct tape can
    acts like an extra layer of skin to prevent rubbing.

  • Pull off ticks and chiggers. Short on tweezers in your first
    aid kit? If you've got duct tape, you've got the means with
    which to pull out ticks and chiggers with a quick pat, and
    yank on the duct tape.

  • Make a splint or a sling. In a survival situation, you might
    craft a sling or splint with the help of duct tape. For a finger
    splint, you can use the adjoining finger to immobilize the
    injured one. With duct tape you can wrap a sprained or
    broken ankle so you can get to your next destination.

  • Restrict blood flow with a tourniquet. Often confused with
    a sling or splint, a tourniquet actually is a device that
    forcefully constricts blood flow through compression to
    prevent profuse bleeding. It requires use of a stick or baton
    and cordage you can make with duct tape.

  • Remove splinters. There is more than one way to remove a
    splinter and sticky tape is one of them!

  • Create an eye patch or sleep mask. Eye, Eye, Mateys! If
    the eye needs a rest, you can patch it up to keep it in
    blackness to allow the eye to relax and look just like a
    pirate. Just be sure to add some gauze around the eye, so
    you don't pull out an eye lash or strip your eyebrow. Perhaps
    you need to rest during the day, but prefer to sleep in total
    darkness: a sleep mask can help you get much needed rest
    for the body.

  • Pull out a cactus spine. Say you get into a prickly situation
    with a prickly pear cactus and need to remove a cactus spine.
    Pull it out with duct tape! Just affix duct tape over the
    affected area, gently pat, then yank it out briskly.

  • Transport injured. You can make an Emergency Duct Tape
    Field Stretcher to transport an injured person with duct tape.
    Indeed this is a useful idea for medics who often must

  • Get a ring off a finger. Edema may set in and on a finger
    making it medically necessary to remove a ring. Emergency
    rooms have a number of remedies. James Hubbard MD shows
    how to remove a ring from a swollen finger using duct tape.
    See the video below:
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