The Mountaineers Books Don't Forget the Duct Tape - Tips and Tricks for Repairing Outdoor Gear
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You've always known how useful duct tape is, but you'll be blown away by what the Don't Forget the Duct Tape Book from The Mountaineers Books will teach you. Whether you want to make a 12 item repair kit or learn how to make a new zipper pull, this book has the information to help you do it. PRODUCT 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
- Appalachian Outdoors
They say not to judge a book by its cover, but judging from the cover of Don't Forget The Duct Tape, it's chock full of good advice for hikers, backpackers, and campers.
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.
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.
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