He's trying to look cool for the cute screen next door. If she wasn't looking he's go for his favorite Spongebob band-aids.
The duct tape is actually covering the most badass part of this body kludge. They used a soldering gun to close the wound.
(No they didn't)
~Not-"Not-So-Handy Andy" Jack
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