Quote Originally Posted by pbromaghin View Post
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.
Duct tape/Gaffer tape is the last thing youn should use unless it's all you have. The number of restorations I do where I have to spend time removing the residues, it's awful stuff, designed for a day ot twos use.