"Duct tape in a pinch"

Discussion in 'Lawn Mowing' started by Cigarcop, Jun 1, 2005.

  1. Cigarcop

    Cigarcop LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    What have you had to use it for during the workday?
  2. surfisher211

    surfisher211 LawnSite Member
    from Jersey
    Messages: 141

    a band aid! and also a belt ! lol :rolleyes:
  3. Precision

    Precision LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,995

    Nothing, we scrubs use weed eater string for everything.

    No really, I hate the sticky residue all over everything. I have some in the tool box, but the only thing I use it for is trimming pampus grass.
  4. Lawn Masters

    Lawn Masters LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 850

    I've used duct tape to fix electrical wires, for bandaids, shoelaces, pretty much everything you can dream up.
  5. ed2hess

    ed2hess LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,381

    You made my day I have tried a lot of ways to control pampus grass before I cut it but never thought about duct tape...thanks
  6. lpwhandyman

    lpwhandyman LawnSite Member
    Messages: 197

    Before I got my ezchute discharge blocker, I tried duct tape to do a few leaf cleanups. It worked good. But the ezchute is much better.
  7. Runner

    Runner LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 13,497

    I have a hole in one of my blower tubes where it flexes. I'll be patching that up tomorrow.
  8. Itsgottobegreen

    Itsgottobegreen LawnSite Silver Member
    Messages: 2,177

    I plan to build a few tiny tool holders in my enclosed. One of them will be a duck tape roll holder. You can fix anything with duck tape if you think hard enought. Can't duck it, then F#$& it. :)
  9. stevo22

    stevo22 LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 344

    this wasn't me, it was my dad some yrs ago...we were clearing some timber and brush on a duck hunting lease and the chainsaw jumped and sliced a nice 6-7 inch gash in his calf...went to the truck wiped it clean and put a piece of duct tape over it...my hero...worked about 5-6 more hrs...we went to the doctor the next day and he got i think 20 or so stitches...
  10. PaulJ

    PaulJ LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,774

    If you can't fix it with duct tape or baling wire, It ain't broke!

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