Watch: Five Duct Tape Survival Hacks


Watch: Five Duct Tape Survival Hacks

In this video, we get some useful tips for using duct tape. You can make containers, fire-starters, cordage, and more from good ol’ duct tape.

He begins by making a flexible bucket-like container, in much the same way that I made stuff out of duct tape when I was a young teen.

Then he makes a fireball. I won’t ruin the surprise by telling you what that is.

Rope comes next. Pretty simple and useful.

Can he make a snare of duct tape rope to catch some supper? Well, he can try.

And next, he shreds the duct tape into thin strips. But whatever for? Hmmmm.

After watching this, I almost feel like buying a case of the stuff to keep in the truck.

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Editor & Contributing Writer Russ Chastain is a lifelong hunter and shooter who has spent his life learning about hunting, shooting, guns, ammunition, gunsmithing, reloading, and bullet casting. He started toting his own gun in the woods at age nine and he's pursued deer with rifles since 1982, so his hunting knowledge has been growing for more than three and a half decades. His desire and ability to share this knowledge with others has also grown, and Russ has been professionally writing and editing original hunting & shooting content since 1998. Russ Chastain has a passion for sharing accurate, honest, interesting hunting & shooting knowledge and stories with people of all skill levels.

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