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3 Ways to Escape Zip Ties: An Illustrated Guide

•, by AoM Team
 Zip ties are increasingly being used to restrain innocent folks in home invasion and kidnapping scenarios. With a quick Google search, you’ll see a number of situations where suspects used standard zip ties from the local hardware store to restrain their victims.
We tried out all of these methods, and they all work. We even did it with the heavy duty variety, rated at 175 lbs. With a little bit of practice, it’s actually fairly easy to escape from zip ties, and you should be well-prepared should you ever find yourself in the unfortunate situation of being illegally restrained by a home invader or other criminal with zip ties.

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Comment by Powell Gammill
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Uh, you find ANY somewhat sharp edge at least 1/8th of an inch high and make a cut in the plastic.  It will snap apart from there.  A key's tooth will work for a compadre. 

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