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Scotch Magic Tape , 3/4 x 300 Inches, 3-Pack  (3105)
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
on March 7, 2015
I usually keep one for each of my junk drawers in our office, kitchen and craft space so I LOVED that it came in packs of three. I stray from the off brand stuff because Scotch works the best on my crafting products than any other. I am brand loyal and there is a reason; it works every time!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
TOP 500 REVIEWERon October 15, 2014
OVERVIEW
Everyone needs general purpose paper tape, the duct tape of the desk, the tape for school kids, and for repairing paper tears, posting notes, and wrapping gifts. It seems to me that Scotch brand tape has a monopoly on this kind of tape. "Scotch" tape got its name for being "scottishly" stingy with the amount of tape in each roll, so as the name stuck with the public, years ago, 3M co-opted that and registered Scotch as a brand name. Most people think that if it's not Scotch, it's not good tape. Well, I don't know about that, really, but that's how it is, what can you do about it? 3M is a huge corporation that makes trainload after trainload of tape and other small stuff. 3M can undercut any smaller tape maker's price. Can you name just one other brand of clear tape like this? Nope. Thought so. The only competition, crumbs off the table, are nameless el cheapo brands or big box office supply store house brands sporting the house name.

PROS
- For paper, it just works, it sticks well

- Magic Tape is highly transparent, and almost invisible, now a required trait for wrapping gifts.

- Fairly easy to remove from a hard, smooth surface.

CONS
- Once attached to paper, the paper will tear if removal is attempted.

- You really do not get much tape for the money. It cannot cost much to produce this tape. Great profit margin for 3M.

- Hard to find the tape end once it is stuck to the roll, and difficult to remove the tape end from the roll. Use a dispenser for loose rolls.

- Buying tape with an integral, throw-away dispenser may be convenient but is wasteful, so buy the rolls of tape without this cheap plastic, throwaway dispenser and instead use a durable, separate, dedicated dispenser instead of being wasteful.

CONCLUSION
You need this kind of tape, especially for joining paper. Scotch brand tape has made any real competition disappear; this is a marketing and advertising triumph for the 3M corporation. Not so good for us. Not a cost value. But it does work well; it does what we want.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Size: 3 RollsVine Customer Review of Free Product( What's this? )Verified Purchase
Perhaps one of the surest ways of showing your age is to remark to a younger person that you no longer use the original Scotch tape. "What's that?" is likely to be the response, since the company's "Magic Tape" has now been with us longer that few of us realize. In fact, it appears to be unanimously preferred by the American consumer--to such a degree that I suspect the original tape is displayed alongside it primarily to give the consumer the "illusion of choice," or that extra little motivator to stock up on more Magic Tape.

Not only is Magic Tape more invisible and durable than the original Scotch tape but it is one of the most versatile products. Except for the wide and sturdy packing tape for those large packages and Amazon returns, this is one of my most used products--in my office (where it repairs torn manuscripts, permitting me to write over the damage), bedroom (right now, it's securing a dipole FM antenna to my side of the bed), on the hallway floor (where I wrap gifts). Were anyone limited to having life-time access to no more than 10 products sold on Amazon, which would you select and in what order would you prioritize them.

I'd probably be better off without any more electronic gadgetry. It would allow me time to read the books and listen to the hundreds of CDs that have as yet to receive my undivided attention. As the amounts of ink cartridges I consume should tell me, I'm already guilty of wasting far too many trees. Besides the Scotch Magic tape, I really can't think of a single other "thing" that would deserve to occupy my shelf of the products most essential to maintaining the good life.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on April 17, 2015
This is the genuine Scotch Magic Tape. Don't be fooled by imitation cellophane tape, even that made by 3M. The Scotch brand has a excellent reputation when it comes to producing quality products, and this tape is no exception.
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It's kind of funny, but it's getting to he point where I have little desire to shop in regular stores. Amazon makes the shopping experience so pleasurable that even the smallest of items is easier to purchase from them, rather than going to a local store.

As far as the tape goes, there's not a great deal to say. It's the famous Scotch Magic Tape that been a staple in our home for decades. What I especially like about purchasing an item like this from Amazon, is that you're able to purchase a quantity of 3, at a price that's lower than you'd pay at a local store. Since I'm a member of Prime, shipping is free. In my opinion, there is no company in the world that comes close to what Amazon offers as far as inventory. When I searched for this, I figured it would be too inexpensive an item for Amazon to carry. I was wrong.

The convenience of having a 3 pack, and the added convenience of having it delivered free right to my door, makes me want to purchase everything imaginable from Amazon.

The bottom line is that this is a well known, top-notch product that needs no explanation as to how many different uses it is good for. Buying it from Amazon makes it so very very easy. The item gets 5 stars, as does Amazon, the best company in the world. I love Amazon so much that I could stay in my house for a year and never be short on anything. Whether it's scotch tape or groceries, Amazon has it covered.
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on November 11, 2010
Size: 3 RollsVine Customer Review of Free Product( What's this? )
This is one of those multi use products that you really can't do without in your home. I find the Scotch brand the best and well worth the few extra cents you pay for it compared to other cheaper brands. Out of all the non edible items in your home I think this is one of the constants that you need for everyday life. If you're like me you will always be looking to tape something. I have used this not only on packages but on the edges of my wallpaper when it decides to start lifting. Works great without being seen. Who would know but you that you did a little tlc repair. I've taped pencils back together with this when I've had my temper tantrum and broken on. Holds really good till I need to use that particular spot. Also works great in place of clips on chips, coffee bags and best of all putting up the precious hand drawn pictures on the refrigator that you get from your grandchildren that they sent you for one occassion or another. Don't have a bandaid in the house and need to cover a cut, put a piece of gauze or papertowel and some of our wonderfully magic tape to hold you over til you get to the store for bandaids. How many other products can you pay so little for with so many great uses.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on April 22, 2015
Scott tape is always good. Nothing unusually great but did it's job! I am a longtime user of this tape and like the chance to purchase it along with other selections.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on March 3, 2015
This tape is very strong and can tape just about anything you want. Normally used for envelopes and small boxes. But I use it last December for Christmas gifts!
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ok, i'm actually reviewing scotch tape! ha! now that i have kidz, scotch tape becomes invaluable, we use it for wrapping christmas and birthday packages, the backs of envelopes especially those that are a little bulgy or that have $$$ in them. a couple times a year, it seems to be used for styling my kidz' hair or barbie's hair. BLAH!!!! for present-wrapping, i can say that scotch tape has what seems to me to be the finest ability to stick and stay upon wrapping paper. i've bought some generic brands that fall apart. and then, one of the most important things, is that while i use all 18 of my hands trying to hold scissors, tape, tape dispenser, and holding the box in 15 places, the tape pulls out smoothly and i can tear it off quickly and cleanly. nobody's invented a good way yet of stopping over pulling or loose tape snuggling back on the roll, so i've gotta spend an hour pulling snippets of tape off the roll till the sides match and i can resume wrapping. i think that this brand is worth paying the extra few cents. i think that i consume as much tape as i have, whether it's one roll or 50 rolls. 3 is nice!
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Size: 3 RollsVine Customer Review of Free Product( What's this? )
Scotch Magic Tape is another good product from 3M. It is the original "matte-finish, invisible" tape. I use the tape to construct signs for students when I administer the ACT, SAT, and PRAXIS standardized tests. I use a flip chart to direct examinees to the testing rooms and tape additions and changes to the basic flip page sign. The tape disappears as advertised reducing distractions for the often nervous students. I can write from the paper to taped areas of the sign in pen, pencil, or magic marker with no reductions in the readability of the information.

I also use the tape for posting direction signs on test site entry areas. The tape holds well in cold weather when glass doors and windows become misty. For testing documents and reports, I can cut and paste and then photocopy without the copies showing shadows of the tape.

I highly recommend this product for office and presentation work. In this review, the 3/4 inch x 300 inches tape in a plastic dispenser is described. It comes in a three pack cardboard container that can be used for storage.
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