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Old 05-27-2013, 02:38 PM
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ContainsImages Flagging Tape

Chances are, you've used or have at least seen flagging tape. It's used by various outdoor enthusiasts (e.g. geocachers, hikers, hunters, spelunkers,...) to mark areas for a variety of reasons.

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Old 05-27-2013, 06:59 PM
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Old 05-27-2013, 07:16 PM
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I had never thought of it. Very useful idea for a number of applications. I am interested to see wha NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I've used flagging tape (and/or reflective options) for the following:
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Old 05-27-2013, 08:27 PM
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it's worth noting that 'biodegradable' plastics, in open air, take a LONG time to degrade. weeks to NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 05-30-2013, 01:23 PM
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I carry some waterproof paper, a waterproof pen, some flagging tape and tacks or wide-head nails in NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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I carry some flagging tape in my PSK (personal survival kit). I haven't had to use it, but it weighs NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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Old 05-30-2013, 06:31 PM
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It looks like I'll be adding a little flagging tape and a couple tacks to my kit. I do have some ref NOTE: The remainder of this post can be read by logging in. For free PBF membership click here
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