Quote Originally Posted by bsdunek View Post
That was my thought too!

On the other hand, Freestyle has a bunch of different kinds, and they may be cheaper than a roll of duct tape. http://www.freestylephoto.biz/search?q=cable+release
Heck, everybody has a roll of duct tape laying around. Cost is zero.

Seriously, a layer, maybe 1/2 inch by whatever length, with the glue side out to cover the cable, and another layer, glue side in to attach to the good part of the wrapper at each end of the blowout, and you're in business.