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Sources for unusual colors of duct tape.

 

NOTE: See also the files: SCAweapons-msg, marshalling-msg, rattan-msg, shields-msg, Shield-Balanc-art, tournaments-msg, b-battles-art, melee-tactics-art.

 

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Newsgroups: rec.org.sca

From: shafer at ferhino.dfrc.nasa.gov (Mary Shafer)

Subject: Re: purple duct tape?Where!

Organization: NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards CA

Date: Wed, 19 Jun 1996 18:11:20 GMT

 

On 18 Jun 1996 23:48:48 -0400, jeffebear1 at aol.com (JeffEBear1) said:

 

J> My dad in law saw some purple ducttape at an rock show and didn't get me

J> any!

J> I make ducttape roses and have made silver grey, green gray , red, and

J> white ones but I have never seen purple yet. Can anyone help me find some?

 

Look in the ads in Stock Car Racing or any other magazine aimed at

folks racing cars--there are a number of suppliers who offer as many

as twelve stock colors, mostly in bright colors. The colors may be

identified by the drivers whose car they match, so you may have to

watch a little NASCAR racing.

 

I know there's purple tape; I watched them mending a fender with it a

couple of races ago.

 

They will also make custom colors for you, but you'll end up with a

lot of tape.

--

Mary Shafer               NASA Dryden Flight Research Center, Edwards, CA

SR-71 Flying Qualities Lead Engineer     Of course I don't speak for NASA

shafer at ferhino.dfrc.nasa.gov                               DoD #362 KotFR  

URL http://www.dfrc.nasa.gov/People/Shafer/mary.html

 

 

From: moondrgn at bga.com (Chris and Elisabeth Zakes)

Newsgroups: rec.org.sca

Subject: Re: purple duct tape?Where!

Date: Sat, 22 Jun 1996 06:44:45 GMT

Organization: Real/Time Communications Internet customer posting

 

jeffebear1 at aol.com (JeffEBear1) wrote:

 

>My dad in law saw some purple ducttape at an rock show and didn't get me

>any!

>I make ducttape roses and have made silver grey, green gray , red, and

>white ones but I have never seen purple yet. Can anyone help me find some?

>thanx Morigianna

 

Try a safety supply store, or catalog; or an industrial supply

catalog. I've seen black & yellow checked tape advertised, I'd bet

they have purple, too.

 

        -Tivar Moondragon

 

C and E Zakes

Tivar Moondragon (Patience and Persistence)

and Aethelyan of Moondragon (Decadence is its own reward)

moondrgn at bga.com

 

 

From: "Michael S. McCollum" <eadric at visi.net>

Newsgroups: rec.org.sca

Subject: Re: purple duct tape?Where!

Date: Sat, 22 Jun 1996 09:18:06 -0400

Organization: COMNAVHOMESECGRU

 

I think your best bet to find colored tape would be to check any staging

or theater supply companies in your area. I used to be in the the biz and

we kept cases of gaffers' tape (like duct tape only better) in multiple

colors on hand. The tape comes in a broad spectrum of colors to lock down

carpeting, cables, various bits of staging, etc. wihout being visually

obtrusive. In addition, you can obtain it in much broader widths than

duct tape. I still have a few rolls in my colors in 6-inch widths.

The tape I have the most fun with is a 6 inch wide roll of silver

(chrome) mylar tape. Looks sorta like stainless steel flashing tape, but

it's mylar based, very thin, and very safe to use. Fun to use on rattan

weapons for demos, etc.. Really grabs your attention from across the

field, as it makes the rattan look like steel.

                            

                                       Eadric

 

 

Date: 28 Jun 1996 13:24:10 EDT

Newsgroups: rec.org.sca

From: Gypsy.Dancer at com (Gypsy Dancer)

Organization: Excaliber-Your Starship Through Cyberspace

Subject: Re: purple duct tape?Where!

 

SH>On 18 Jun 1996 23:48:48 -0400, jeffebear1 at aol.com (JeffEBear1) said:

 

SH>J> My dad in law saw some purple ducttape at an rock show and didn't get me

SH>J> any!

SH>J> I make ducttape roses and have made silver grey, green gray , red, and

SH>J> white ones but I have never seen purple yet. Can anyone help me find some

 

SH>Look in the ads in Stock Car Racing or any other magazine aimed at

SH>folks racing cars--there are a number of suppliers who offer as many

SH>as twelve stock colors, mostly in bright colors.  The colors may be

SH>identified by the drivers whose car they match, so you may have to

SH>watch a little NASCAR racing.

 

        My husband says that there is a company entitled ISC

Racer Tape that's listed in many of the racing car magazines that sells

different colored duct tape---check it out!

 

                      Leila al Raqs Caravan

 

 

From: 'dana <jordana at spss.com>

Newsgroups: rec.org.sca

Subject: Ducktape

Date: Thu, 31 Oct 1996 15:16:49 -0600

Organization: SPSS Inc

 

Well, to add to the ducktape conversation, I just found this web

page that some of my fellow ducktapeians might like to vist....

 

        http://intranet.ca/~mdeabreu/ducttape.html

 

'dana

chastity

 

 

Date: Tue, 06 Apr 2004 20:07:30 -0400

From: Cynthia Virtue <cvirtue at thibault.org>

Newsgroups: alt.folklore.urban,rec.org.sca

Subject: Re: Don't run over the king's deer?

 

Bill wrote:

> But seriously folks, us'ns with boys who make models, place a strip of duct

> tape on glass, then outline a number with plastic-writing pen, then cut

> along the line with an XACTO knife, then pull the strip, leaving the

> number, then inserting the XACTO under one corner of the number and slowly

> lift off.

 

This weekend, I saw at a craft store scissors sold for cutting through

tapes and other gummy papers; they said they would not stick to the

adhesive.

 

cv

 

 

From: William Willett & Robin Lindsey <moiranliam at earthlink.net>

Date: December 22, 2004 7:08:29 AM CST

To: "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <ansteorra at ansteorra.org>

Subject: [Ansteorra] Duct tape

 

I found colored duct tape at Wal Mart in the "tape" section.  They had

red, blue, purple, yellow, black, but I don't remember seeing green.

 

Moira

 

 

From: michael young <uther42 at hotmail.com>

Date: December 22, 2004 11:30:03 AM CST

To: ansteorra at ansteorra.org

Subject: RE: [Ansteorra] Duct tape

 

I saw pink at a Home Depot this week.  Wal-Mart also has brown.

 

Uther

 

 

From: Alex Doyle <garbaholic at sbcglobal.net>

Date: December 22, 2004 11:42:11 AM CST

To: "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <ansteorra at ansteorra.org>

Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] Duct tape

 

Check out your local Michael's, I saw a stand with pink, purple,

yellow, blue, two shades of green, silver and most importantly red and

black...

 

alex

 

 

From: Bob Dewart <gilli at hot.rr.com>

Date: December 22, 2004 4:47:52 PM CST

To: "Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc." <ansteorra at ansteorra.org>

Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] Duct tape

 

> I found colored duct tape at Wal Mart in the "tape" section.  They had red,

> blue, purple, yellow, black, but I don't remember seeing green.

>

> Moira

 

Yeap, they have Green.  Just take a look at the butt cans the next time

you're here.

 

Gilli

 

 

Date: Fri, 05 Jan 2007 16:10:57 -0800 (PST)

From: Hillary Greenslade <hillaryrg at yahoo.com>

Subject: [Ansteorra] History of Duct tape

To: ansteorra <ansteorra at lists.ansteorra.org>

 

Check it out:

http://www.octanecreative.com/ducttape/dthistory.html

 

Hillary

 

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