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White tape for Foamies

Anyone found any ?

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Andrew Moore 722/07/2018 23:22:20
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Some of the white tape used to hold servo wires on the underside of my wings is getting tatty and needs replacing.

Cant seem to find any WHITE that will stick to foamies ;like the original stuff.

Can someone point me in right directions ?

Tom Sharp 223/07/2018 00:13:07
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Velcro will stick to foam forever and a day

Andrew Moore 723/07/2018 00:33:03
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Wouldn't look so great on underside of a wing though

Don Fry23/07/2018 07:10:00
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Duck tape do a colour range, inc white

Don Fry23/07/2018 07:10:13
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Duck tape do a colour range, inc white

Andrew Moore 723/07/2018 12:44:43
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Does Duct tape stick to foam though ?

RC Plane Flyer23/07/2018 12:47:59
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Recently there was a post showing slim cuts into foam to ease the wires out of site

John Lee23/07/2018 13:45:47
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I tend to use offcuts - the edges - from my stash of the vinyl decal sets supplied with most foam models. Sheets of the stuff in all colours are available from the likes of Ebay for a couple of quid.

The Wright Stuff23/07/2018 14:32:48
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I must admit, I've resorted at times to shoving some superglue under the ends of the tape if I'm not 100% convinced of its sticking power...

Edited By The Wright Stuff on 23/07/2018 14:33:03

onetenor23/07/2018 15:12:26
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Car accessory shops sell trim tape that seems to stick to anything. A wide range of widths and colours is available. Before applying tape wipe the surface with meths or some Isopropyl Alcohol. This ensures there are no greasy deposits to stop the tape adhering. Also apply some gentle heat as you press it on. A covering iron is ideal on low setting.

Simon Knight23/07/2018 16:22:54
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Have you tried surgical tape?

Keith Sharples23/07/2018 17:41:45
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I have been using insulation tape from my local DIY store, they have it in white, black, red and green. I did wonder if it would stick, but it does!! in fact I have just had to take some back off whilst doing a repair on a foamy. It was reluctant to let go and it pulled the paint off.

Edited By Keith Sharples on 23/07/2018 17:42:31

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