The Shortcut

Put Down the Duct Tape

Use this instead.

Duct tape can fix anything. Right? While a tad hyperbolic, there’s some truth to that common belief about MacGyver’s favored adhesive. But what if we told you there was something even better than duct tape? Well, some dreams do come true, because in the video above, The Shortcut will introduce to you to the extremely versatile gaffer’s tape.

Also known gaff tape, gaffer’s tape is a preferred tool of veteran entertainment professionals, and it can do it all. Sure, it can be expensive, but as the video shows, it’s also superior to duct tape in nearly every way.