(VIDEO) What?! Repair Your Gear with This Insanely Easy Agave Thread Hack

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A tear in a tent can be a very unpleasant experience, allowing in not only rain, but insects, the wind, and sand. As your adventure progresses, the tear will undoubtedly grow bigger, enhancing your problems.

Luckily, if you're camping in the Sonora desert, a common plant can quickly fix your problems. Watch the video below to learn how.

The agave is well-known for its ability to give us the life-giving drink of tequila, but very few people know just how useful it is in other ways. Not only can it be used as a needle and thread, but its dense fibers make for excellent tinder, as well. While you may never leave home without your trusty sewing kit, this helpful trick could come in handy for when you run out of thread or you need a fiber just a little heavier for your projects.