The Mountaineers Books Don't Forget the Duct Tape - Tips and Tricks for Repairing Outdoor Gear

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The complete book for gear repair on the cheap, The Mountaineers' Don't Forget the Duct Tape: Tips and Tricks for Repairing Outdoor Gear gives detailed techniques and ideas for fixing expensive gear.

- Mountain Gear

You'll be an outdoor gear fix-it guru with this pocket-size book in your pack. Author: Kristin Hostetter. Softcover; measures 6 x 4 inches; 112 pages; black-and-white illustrations. The Mountaineers Books; copyright 2007. Remedy a leaky tent, repair flapping boot soles, nurse a cranky stove back to life, unclog a water filter and revive gunked-up hook-and-loop closures. Many repairs can be done with an inexpensive 12-item repair kit that, once assembled, won't weigh more than a pound or two. Covers what to include in your repair kit and how to extend the life of you gear and save money. Includes duct tape do's and don'ts.

- REI

Don't Forget the Duct Tape: Tips and Tricks for Repairing Outdoor Gear by Kristin Hostetter Find all the tools you'll need to be an outdoor fixit guru in this pocket-sized guide. By a former gear editor for Backpacker magazine What to include in your backpacking repair kit Duct tape do's and don'ts 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 here. 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. Save money and do the environment a great service by mending your gear instead of replacing it before its time.

- Bentgate.com

Description of Mountaineers Books Dont Forget the Duct TapeWhether 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, youll find the solution here. And it can all be done with an inexpensive 12-item repair kit that, once assembled, wont weigh more than a pound or two-worth its weight in gorpAs youd guess, this pack-it-with-you pocket guide includes many ingenious uses for that most versatile of tools duct tape Heres 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.FeaturesWritten by Kristen HostetterWhat to include in your hiking or travel repair kitsDuct tape dos and dontsNew sections on caring for technical wool garments and repairing softshell fabrics, single-wall tents, hydration systems, and more Paperback96 Pages

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