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RE: RE: [CHAT guy topics< duct tape

LOL Lynda - love it!

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Lynda Young" <lyoung@grindertaber.com>
Reply-To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date:  Wed, 4 Jun 2003 13:24:06 -0500

>Reminds me of something I ran across a while ago --- Duct tape is like
>'The Force' - it has a light side and a dark side and holds the universe
>West TN - Zone 7
>-----Original Message-----
>From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
>Behalf Of Marge Talt
>Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2003 11:57 PM
>To: gardenchat@hort.net
>Subject: Re: [CHAT] RE: [CHAT guy topics< duct tape
>> Behalf Of F M Ferrari
>> Sent: Tuesday, June 03, 2003 12:45 PM
>> Okay so here's a prompt that may spark some discussion with the,
>uh, guys:
>> How many ways have you used duct tape in the garden?
>Well, not a guy, but duct tape is indispensable.  I have a Japanese
>digging knife whose handle is held together with it.  I have a sheath
>for a pruning saw made of cardboard, covered in duct tape (works just
>fine); even taped a hole in my plastic bodied wheelbarrow with
>it....lesseee, what else...I've used it to repair broken branches on
>shrubs, hold the top of my water jug together after I dropped it and
>cracked it; patched slits in my rubber boots with it (doesn't work too
>well for that as it really doesn't stand up well to water and a lot of
>motion); repaired tears in assorted plastic temp. cold frame covers and
>even patched rips in my gardening overalls with it before I could get to
>putting in real patches.  
>Duct tape, like WD-40 is sort of one of those essentials in life....if
>it's got a hole; tape it...if it's got metal parts, spray
>Marge Talt, zone 7 Maryland
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Kemp TX/zone 8A


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