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Re: What is Gaffer Tape?
« Reply #45 on: Mar 22, 2007, 02:49 pm »
While I was in college I used a very thin peice of gaff tape to hold my glasses together--- for 2 1/2 years! ;D

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Re: What is Gaffer Tape?
« Reply #46 on: Mar 28, 2007, 12:07 am »
I made a pencil holder add-on to my maglite sheath out of gaff.  I got really sick of my pencil always poking me in the thigh.  Has held up for about 6 years now.
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Re: What is Gaffer Tape?
« Reply #47 on: Jun 02, 2007, 07:14 pm »
my favorite use of gaff tape is at the end of the show, after strike when you have that one, two , three... or how ever many balls of gaff tape and have either a nice game of catch or better... dodge ball with gaff tape...but I have also used it to fix my friends sandals... she looked oddly at me when i gave her that over duct tape... but now she loves it too... making its way out of theatre... little by little...

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Re: What is Gaffer Tape?
« Reply #48 on: Jun 03, 2007, 03:59 pm »
There was a roll of gaff tape on the counter in the local indie coffee shop I frequent in Capitol Hill this morning. I couldn't see what they were using it for.
Somehow it didn't surprise me to see a roll outside of the theatre.
Caffeine and gaff tape - a perfect pair.

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Re: What is Gaffer Tape?
« Reply #49 on: Jun 03, 2007, 11:27 pm »
The other day the theater I work at ran out of gaff tape. Just...ran out. It was horrible. Even worse was that I had to finish what I was doing (taping white stripes on the the edges of the black stairs in the auditorium so that the many old ladies who frequent the theater can see them) -- I ran across the street and bought a roll of white duct tape. Ughhhh.

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Re: What is Gaffer Tape?
« Reply #50 on: Jun 04, 2007, 12:09 am »
I think that that entry actually belongs here... Stage Management nightmares...literally. after all i think that is something we'd all have nightmares about...

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Re: What is Gaffer Tape?
« Reply #51 on: Jun 04, 2007, 01:33 am »
good tip:

take the cards that come in the mail with credit card offers,
and wrap gaff...

I keep it in my wallet and then when ever I need some in a hurry, don't have to go looking for the rolls that always seem to mysteriously disappear...

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Re: What is Gaffer Tape?
« Reply #52 on: Jun 04, 2007, 02:57 pm »
I love the pencil holder idea!!! I will be makng one for SURE this weekend!!