Most of us have at least one piece of gear with Velcro on it. This material may do a great job of sealing pouches, retaining backpack straps, and attaching morale patches, but there's one thing it's not so good at: staying quiet. Everyone knows the distinct scratching noise of Velcro being peeled off, and it's a dead giveaway if you're trying to be as silent as possible. Fortunately, YouTube host WoodsWisdom has a surefire way to be certain no one will hear your Velcro opening. Check out the video below to learn this secret technique.

Well, he did say nobody would hear your Velcro, didn't he? Seriously though, if you're trying to stay quiet, you should probably just use gear that has buttons or snaps.

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