This is one way to break handcuff zip ties for those of you who like to be prepared for any situation.
These guys take a minute to demonstrate on how to break handcuff zip ties, and it is a nugget of knowledge to store away just in case.
This is one of those tips you really hope to never have to use but if you like being prepared knowledge is power.
Being able to use this method to break out of zip ties is contingent on strength and the positioning of the ties. If it is two heavy-duty zip ties designed for detention proposes, this one will be increasingly difficult as the two zip ties will soak up the shock of trying to bust them. This method will also work on duct tape, depending again on strength and how many wraps were used to restrain you.
Keeping tips like this filed away is never a bad thing and someday might actually save a life. If you are a prepper this is another lesson to have in the toolbox if things go south.